The goal of Reporters Without Borders Germany is to help journalists protect themselves against harassment and persecution and enable them to continue or resume their journalistic work in their home country. We support journalists through scholarships that give them the opportunity to train and expand their skills, make a fresh start in their career, or simply take some time out from stressful working conditions.
The Rest and Refuge Scholarship gives journalists from war zones and crisis regions the opportunity to recover in Berlin for three months. The time of refuge and peace can – but does not have to – be used for writing and thinking.
We are in close contact with other organizations and foundations and recommend and refer scholars to various scholarship programs. We regularly refer journalists and media activists to the following programs: