Call & Application
Who can apply?
- have an urgent need for recovery. This may be the case if they are working in a country with restricted press freedom or have recently reported on a particularly sensitive topic and are facing threats or persecution caused by their journalistic work.
- who are digitally endangered.
- who need time for a new journalistic project that they will realize during their fellowship.
Participants should have a good command of English or German. You should also have adequate work experience as a journalist. In addition, you should have the firm intention to return to your country of origin after the six-month fellowship period.
How to apply
Create a project outline of max. two pages where you
+ Describe your ideas for a research project you would like to publish.
+ For example, which topic would you like to work on and why?
+ How would you like to realize your chosen project?
+ In which medium (photography, video, reportage, print, podcast) would you like to publish it and why?
+ Why are you addressing this issue right now?
Please send your completed application form, your CV and the project outline via single PDFs to firstname.lastname@example.org by 28.02.2022. You can send an encrypted email via the secure provider ProtonMail. For this purpose, you can create a free email account via this page https://account.protonmail.com/signup and send your application from there to our Proton email address: email@example.com. We are particularly happy to receive applications from women and people from marginalized communities. The shortlisted candidates will be contacted latest at the beginning of April.