Scholarships

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

ATTENTION: The application period for the EJF- and the EJO-scholarships are being extended to March 31, 2019.

EJF Fellowships:

The three EJF scholarships investigational scholarships, were you work on a self-chosen topic. 7-8 stipends are given out each year for the duration of 10 months. The amount of working experience is decisive for the sum of the financial sum of the scholarship. The announcement is directed to experienced journalists with good German language skills from Eastern and Western Europe, Russia, the USA and the Middle East.

Standard Fellowship of 1.500 Euros per month: for journalists with far more than 5 years of experience. for the duration of ten months.

 Standard Junior Fellowship of 1.100 to 1.200 Euros per month: for journalists with about 5 years of experience

 Junior Fellowship of 1.000 Euros per month: for journalists with about five years of professional experience, only from Central and Eastern Europe.

 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, 2018)

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.

The application deadline for the Standard Fellowship, the Junior Fellowship and the EJO Fellowship is March 31, 2019. The application deadline fpr the Berlin State Parliament Foundation is December 15, 2018.