Reporters in Crisis or War-Torn Countries are warmly invited to visit Berlin. We offer them a time of refuge and rest up to three months.
Application Deadline: 31st July 2017.
Eligible Countries: Crisis or War-Torn Countries
To Be Taken At (Country): Berlin, Germany
- Journalists who need a time out from their difficult working conditions. This might be the case after covering stories in an oppressive environment.
- Journalists who feel the need to lie low awhile and get out of the view of state security because of their journalistic work.
Selection Criteria: Participants have to be able to communicate in basic English or in German. Participants should have a relevant working experience as journalists. They must have the intention to return to their country after three months.
Number of Awards: 1
Value of Award: We offer travel expenses, a decent apartment, pocket money and free transportation in Berlin for up to three months. Participants may not be able to make a decision, but they are not allowed to do so. Off course.
Duration of Program: 3 months. The first journalist wants to be invited from September to November 2017 , the second fromMarch to May 2018 .
How to Apply: Please use the application form and send the requested documents to: [email protected] . The deadline for applications is 31 July 2017.
Award Providers: Rest and Refuge Scholarship is a project run by Reporters without Borders Germany and taz Panter Foundation , a non-profit organization linked to the daily newspaper ( taz ), a daily newspaper in Berlin.