Gemany Heinz-Kühn-Foundation Scholarships for Developing Countries 2018

Scholarship Description: Applications are invited for Heinz-Kühn-Foundation Scholarships for young journalists from Developing countries. This is fully funded scholarship which provides funds to enable candidates to gain professional journalism experience in North-Rhine-Westphalia for up to three months. The aim of the Heinz-Kühn-Foundation is to support the training and professional development of ju nior journalists. In order to promote the training and further education of young journalists, the Heinz-Kühn-Stiftung awards six-week or three-month scholarships for stays abroad in Africa, Asia and Latin America to young journalists from North Rhine-Westphalia. At the same time, the foundation finances up to six-month stays for journalists from Africa, Asia and Latin America in North Rhine-Westphalia. Degree Level: Scholarships are available to young journalists. Available Subject: The foundation awards scholarships to young journalists from North-Rhine-Westphalia for six-week or three-month reporting trips in developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Scholarship Benefits: Scholarship holders get a lump-sum contribution towards living expenses in the host country (with scholarship payments covering training and living expenses in the host country); a lump-sum allowance for flight and travelling expenses (the foundation pays a return air ticket for candidates from abroad);an allowance to cover costs of research materials (e.g. literature);an allowance for trips within the host country; and,(If necessary, for scholarship holders from abroad) a German language course of up to four months at the Düsseldorf or Bonn based Goethe-Institute. In the lead up to the scholarship and throughout the duration of the scholarship, the Heinz-Kühn-Foundation will provide support. Eligible Nationalities: Young journalists from North-Rhine-Westphalia and developing countries are eligible for this scholarship. Eligible Countries: Young journalists

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