IJP The Southern African Journalists’ Bursary in Germany, 2019


International Journalists Program (IPJ), Germany is a world-class Institute offers its Training & Short courses, Conferences & Travel Grants, Other scholarship program Open to applicants from Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Germany, Kenia, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe , to equip with the most recognized, innovative courses and practices within the discipline. IJP The Southern African Journalists’ Bursary in Germany, 2019 will be awarded to the hardworking, talented and deserving students from the selected country/countries. This educational award welcomes students to get themselves enroll in listed Training & Short courses, Conferences & Travel Grants, Other program for the academic year of 2019-2020 and earn a Full Funding, A fixed payment of 3,000 Euro will be provided scholarship in USA . The deadline to avail this scholarship has not finalized yet but make sure to check the program website if any latest development in this matter has been made.

International Journalists’ Programmes (IJP) offers a bursary to up to six young Southern African (SADC-Member States: Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe + Kenia) and up to five young German journalists for two months the Southern African delegates will have the chance to work in Germany. They will be integrated into the day-to-day journalism of their host newsroom while also researching stories for their home media.

Eligibility for IJP The Southern African Journalists’ Bursary in Germany, 2019:

  • Strong command of the English language.
  • German language abilities are an advantage but are not mandatory.
  • Applicants must be Journalists between the age of 25 and 40.

Documents Required:

  • Applicants must enclose a CV with a passport photograph.
  • Write an 800-word essay addressing the following topics:
    • Why you would like to work in Germany?
    • What do you expect from the IJP and what you think you can contribute to it?
    • What are the 3 research topics you want to pursue during the fellowship?
    • What role do you expect to play at your home media in the future?
    • How you will spend the bursary?
  • Include a one-page resume detailing your education and work experience, your standard of German and English (copies of certificates/ e.g. Goethe Institute/Toefel), plus 2 copies of articles written by you (TV and radio journalists must type up their reports since no audio or video tapes can be considered).
  • A journalistic reference from your editor or head of department is required (freelancers should submit a reference from a senior journalist). It should also guarantee your leave of absence for the duration of the program.

Value of IJP The Southern African Journalists’ Bursary in Germany, 2019:

  • The Successful applicant of IJP The Southern African Journalists’ Bursary in Germany will receive EUR 3,000.

Deadline for IJP The Southern African Journalists’ Bursary in Germany, 2019:

  • The last date to apply for IJP The Southern African Journalists’ Bursary in Germany is 15th February 2019.
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