The Rest and Refuge Scholarship

© Nick Jaussi

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 from Berlin. Both the ZEIT Foundation Ebelin and Gerd Bucerius and the Evangelical Church of Germany (EKD) support the scholarship financially.

We invite three journalists from countries in crisis or war to stay in Berlin. We offer them a time of refuge and rest for three months.

Due to the Corona pandemic, the scholarships can currently only take place under strict hygienic conditions. All participants are obliged to follow the corona rules in Berlin and elsewhere. 

What we offer

We offer travel expenses, a decent apartment, a monthly stipend of €1000 and free transportation in Berlin for three months. Participants can, if they wish, withdraw completely from public life and use the time to work on their own projects. However, we also provide opportunities for further education and professional networking, as well as psychological support.

The application deadline for 2021 has already expired.

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