The scholarship holders of the year 2008/2009 are nine highly qualified journalists from Bulgaria, Finland, Croatia, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, and Hungary.
Journalist with the daily newspaper Aftenposten
Project: „Remembrance of things past: The politics of memory"
Journalist with the daily newspaper DNEVNIK
Project: "The criminal case in Germany – organisation and economic view"
Editor with the daily newspaper Mladá Fronta DNES
Project: "Berlin-Prague reflections"
Journalist with the online newspaper Index.hu
Project: "Gentrification and the creative city Berlin using the example of Prenzlauer Berg and Kreuzberg"
Editor of the sunday pages of Helsingin Sanomat
Project: „German-Finnish conflicts using the example of Bochum/Nokia“
Editor with the magazine Zurnal
Project: "Relations between Slovakia and Germany during Second World War"
Journalist with Hrvatski radio
Project: "Presence and the picture in media of the Croatian literature in Germany"
Editor with TV Slowenien
Project: "Turkish-German movie as a reflection of integration"
Project: "Survival strategies in Berlin's visual art scene/art market"