Deadline: 17 June 2018
Open to: journalists from countries in crisis or war
Benefits: covered travel expenses, a decent apartment, pocket money and free transportation in Berlin for up to three months
Rest and Refuge Scholarship is a project run by Reporters without Borders Germany and taz Panter Foundation, a non-profit organization linked to die tageszeitung (taz), a daily newspaper in Berlin. They invite two journalists from countries in crisis or war to stay in Berlin. The first journalist will be invited from September to November 2018, the second from March to May 2019.
- Journalists who need a time out from their difficult working conditions. This might be the case after covering stories in an oppressive environment or after covering stories in war or unrest;
- Journalists who feel the need to lie low awhile and get out of the view of state security because of their journalistic work.
The scholarship offers travel expenses, a decent apartment, pocket money and free transportation in Berlin for up to three months.
How to Apply?
Please send the application form, your CV and the text of your current situation, each as an individual PDF document attached in one e-mail (3 PDFs in total).
For more information please visit the official website.