RNTC Netherlands Fellowships Fund for African and Developing Countries in Social Media and Journalism, 2012

Scholarship Name: RNTC Fellowships Fund

Brief description

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

About Scholarship

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

Other Countries

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


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