Call & Application

Who can apply?

Journalists:

  • who urgently need some time out. This could be the case for example if they work in a war zone or crisis area, or if they recently reported on a particularly sensitive topic and are now being threatened or harassed.
  • who need time to focus on a new journalistic project that they would work on during the scholarship period.

Requirements

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 scholarship period.

Application documents

Please send your completed application form and any other documents required via PDF to timeout@reporter-ohne-grenzen.de by 12 June 2020.

We are particularly happy to receive applications from women and queer people.

You can also communicate with us in encrypted form (GnuPG/GPG-Key). Applicants will be informed of the decision by mid-July at the latest.

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