Scholarship Name: RNTC Fellowships Fund
RNTC Netherlands offers Fellowships for Developing Countries in Mastering Social Media and Multimedia Journalism and Water for Journalists, Programme-makers, Broadcast trainers and Managers 2012
Accepted Subject Areas?
The fellowships are available for the following courses:
- Mastering Social Media
- Multimedia Journalism and Water
In January 2012 RNTC launched the RNTC Fellowship Fund to support journalists, programme-makers, broadcast trainers and managers from around the world who are looking to develop their media skills, but do not have enough financial means to pay for the costs of the course of their choice.
Scholarship Offered Since: 2012
Scholarship Type: Fellowship for developing countries
By what Criteria is Selection Made?
The scholarships will be awarded on academic and professional merit.
Who is qualified to apply?
RNTC’s Fellowships are available for professional journalists, programme-makers, broadcast trainers and managers coming from the countries listed below (a combined NFP list and low-middle-income countries according to the World Bank criteria).
How Many Scholarship Positions are available? The number of fellowships that RNTC can provide, however, is small
What are the benefits?
RNTC Fellowships cover the course fee (up to 50%), not the costs for travel and accommodation.
Eligible African Countries
Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Djibouti, DR Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Mali, Mauritania, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Autonomous Palestinian Territories, Bangladesh, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Cambodia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Fiji, Georgia, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Kiribati, Kosovo, Laos, Macedonia, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Moldova, Nepal, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Samoa, São Tomé and Principe, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Syria, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Yemen
To be taken at (country): The Netherlands
What time of year does Application Close?
Application Deadline is:
15 July 2012 and 1 August 2013 for Mastering Social Media
1 October 2012 and 1 October 2013 for Multimedia Journalism and Water
Offered annually? Yes
How can I Apply?
When applying for the course, applicants must submit:
- Letter of motivation (150-200 words), explaining why they think they qualify for one of these scholarships
- Completed registration form
- Curriculum vitae
- Proof of proficiency in English
- A statement from a sponsor or a bank demonstrating your ability to cover the rest of the costs associated with the course
Scholarship applications will have to be sent in together with the course application form and will be reviewed by a panel of professionals from RNTC, on a first come first served basis.
Information and enquiries: [email protected]
How can I get more information?
If you need more Information about this scholarship, kindly visit the Scholarship Webpage