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This scheme is now open for applications for Asia-Fellowship commencing in the academic year 2017-18. The International Journalists’ Programmes (IJP) offers a unique opportunity for talented Journalists working in The People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea and Japan to come to Germany.

The aim of the fellowships is to give support to the journalist and encourage the study of journalism.

The International Journalists’ Programmes (IJP) are a non-profit and economically as well as politically independent organisation for the promotion of young journalists.

Deadline : 30 June 2017
Study in : Germany
Providers : International Journalists’ Programmes (IJP)
Course Level : Fellowships
Field of Study : Journalism
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How to Apply:

Applicants can apply via email,

  • Please write a 1000 word essay addressing the following topics:
  • Why you would like to work in Germany
  • What you expect from the IJP fellowship and what you think you can contribute to it
  • How your background, experiences and interests reflect what you want to do as journalist
  • What are the 3 main research topics/projects you want to pursue during the fellowship Include a one-page resume detailing your education and work experience,
  • your standard of German and English (copies of certificates/ e.g. Goethe Institute and /or TOEFL), plus 3 copies of articles written by you (and if possible published in English; no translation of Chinese articles requested)
  • A journalistic reference from your editor or head of department is required. It should support your application and also guarantee your leave of absence for the duration of the program
  • Enclose a passport photograph into your CV and do not forget your signature!

Eligibility:

Applicants must meet the following area for these fellowships:

  • To qualify, the applicant should be between 28 to 38 years of age, have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in print and/or on-line journalism or TV/Radio broadcasting.
  • He/She should currently be working as full-time journalist in the above-mentioned countries, should be fluent in English (TOEFL or equivalent) and have a strong interest in learning the German language.


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