Scholarships

Selected applicants receive scholarships, designed to cover living expenses in Berlin while fellows realize their individual research and study projects.

Junior Fellowship: for journalists from Central and Eastern Europe with about five years of professional experience. Junior Fellows receive a monthly stipend of between 1,000 and 1,100 Euro for duration of ten months.

Standard Fellowship: endowed with a monthly stipend of between 1,100 and 1,500 Euro - depending on the level of professional experience (at least 5 years) for the duration of ten months. 

Superior Fellowship of the Berlin State Parliament Foundation: Outstanding journalists from one of the former Allied Nations of the Second World War (CIS-States, France, Great Britain, USA) not older than 35 may be awarded an extraordinary scholarship from the Berlin State Parliament Foundation. The  Scholarship includes a monthly stipend of 770 Euro for students and PhD students and 1,300 Euro for journalists with a doctoral degree plus 330 Euro for accommodation in the International Student Center in Berlin for the duration of 10 months. Applicants for this scholarship must submit required documents in German: application form, CV and an exposé for the research project. In addition, applicants must submit a review of their exposé by an expert scientist or professor (in German or English).
(Closing Deadline for the Superior Fellowship is December 15, 2015)

EJO Fellowship at EJF: Since 2012 one fellowship annually is earmarked for a journalist who would like to become a temporary correspondent of the European Journalism Observatory (www.ejo-online.eu), observing in particular recent developments in journalism research in Germany, but also the rapidly changing landscape of journalism and media in Berlin. The EJO-EJF Fellow receives a monthly stipend of 1.100 Euro for the duration of ten months.