Data Communication Fellowships at ForSet in Tbilisi, Georgia

Deadline: 10 September 2017
Open to: journalists, communications specialists, and civic activists from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan
Venue: 05-26 November 2017, March 2018 in in Tbilisi, Georgia


ForSet is a newly established socially-driven creative enterprise specializing in effective communications using data, design, and technology. The 8-month long fellowship consists of online mentorship and two on-site study visits. The program will cover fellow’s travel costs for the fellowships in Tbilisi and will provide each fellow a stipend of USD 1,140 per each 3 week-long fellowships to cover accommodation and other living costs. The program is funded by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) Foundation.


You can apply for data communication fellowship at ForSet, if you:

  • reside and work in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, the Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, or Uzbekistan;
  • are a journalist, communications specialist, designer, or coder actively involved in media work or social activism;
  • have demonstrable capacity in data analysis, data journalism, and/or digital communications;
  • are fluent in written and spoken English;
  • are available to spend 3 weeks in Tbilisi, during 5-26 November 2017;
  • will be available to spend another 3 weeks in Tbilisi in March 2018 (exact dates to be determined);
  • are able to participate in an offline mentorship program and other activities;
  • are open and willing to get involved in cross-country collaboration and reporting;
  • have no political party or religious organization affiliation.


Prague Civil Society Centre travel grants will cover travel, accommodation and participation costs in DataFest Tbilisi 2017!

The event will bring together journalists, civil society and NGO activists, marketing specialists, business professionals, government officials, data analysts, developers and designers working with data, or willing to explore data opportunities.

How to apply?

In order to apply, please fill the application.

If you have any questions, please write to:

For more information please visit the official web page.

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