- The application is open to any journalist from the Nordic or the Baltic countries aged between 18 and 45, working for any print, radio or TV media (employed or freelancer).
- The applicant should have some knowledge of the German language, although fluent German is not expected. At least workable knowledge of English is essential.
- Funding amount: $1000 to $10,000
- Type of funding: Programmatic
- Target countries: Germany and Nordic countries
- Application languages: English, German
The German non-profit organization IJP – International Journalists’ Programmes – hereby announces its twenty-second bursary in 2021 for journalists from Germany and the five Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. In 2015 the exchange with the Baltic countries Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania was was also included.
IJP is a non-profit organisation offering exchange programmes for early and mid-career journalists between Germany and more than 50 countries. These programmes enable participants to experience their host countries from a correspondent’s perspective. So far, similar programmes have been set up for journalists from Germany and the U.S.A., the U.K., the Netherlands, Turkey, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Russia, Southern Africa, the Middle East, Poland and Central-Eastern Europe.
Journalists from all countries, who are granted the German-Northern European Scholarship, gain personal experience and professional insight of the political landscape, the economy, and of the everyday life in the host country.
Find out more and apply here.