DW Akademie Journalism Masters Scholarships 2021 for Journalism Students and Professionals in Developing Countries – Germany
DW Akademie is accepting applications for its International Media Studies program (IMS) in Bonn, Germany. Students from developing countries interested in the Master of Arts degree can apply for scholarships.
Application Deadline: 30th April 2021
Eligible Countries: Developing Countries
To Be Taken At (Country): Germany
About the Award: The program is targeted at students from around the world that want to work in a position of responsibility in journalism or the communications sector. It especially addresses journalists-in-training, media representatives from radio, TV, online and print and communication experts. Those interested must have completed an academic program (bachelor’s degree or equivalent) and have acquired at least one year of professional experience in a media-related field after their first degree. The program is bilingual (English and German), whereby English is the prevalent course language.
Full Scholarship: We are granting full scholarship to up to 10 applicants each year. Prospective students from developing countries can apply for the full scholarship. The scholarship is 750 EUR per month covering costs for living and accommodation. The tuition fee and the flight will be also reimbursed. A committee will decide which applicants are to receive a scholarship after the application deadline has expired.
Partial Scholarship: Prospective students from developing countries and countries in transition who do not meet the requirements for the full scholarship, may apply for a partial scholarship. This will cover the costs of the tuition fees of 6,000 EUR. The expenses for travelling, accommodation and living will have to be paid by yourself.
Type: Masters, Training
Eligibility: Especially targeted at:
• Media representatives from radio, TV, online and print
• Journalists-in-training, especially from electronic media
• Journalists and management from community radio stations
• Communication experts
• NGO employees
• Employees from ministries
• Employees from cooperative development groups and projects
• Representatives from regional working groups and national broadcasters
• Media association representatives
For the Master’s Program, applicants must have a bachelor’s degree, at least one year of professional experience in a media-related field and advanced skills in German and English.
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Award: Full and Partial scholarships are available.
Duration of Program: Four semesters
How to Apply:
Online applications are now being accepted.
- It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.