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2017 Reporters Without Borders Rest & Refuge Scholarships – Germany

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This program is provided to Reporters in Crisis or War-Torn Countries, they are warmly invited to visit Berlin. Rest period of 3 months and enough time is offered to them.

Application Deadline: 31st July 2017.

Eligible Countries: Crisis or War-Torn Countries

To Be Taken At (Country): Berlin, Germany

Type: Contest/Award

Selection Criteria: Participants have to be able to communicate in basic English or in German. Participants should have a relevant working experience as journalists. They must have the intention to return to their country after three months.

Number of Awards: 1

Value of Award: We offer travel expenses, a decent apartment, pocket money and free transportation in Berlin for up to three months. Participants may not be able to make a decision, but they are not allowed to do so. Off course.

Duration of Program: 3 months. The first journalist wants to be invited from September to November 2017 , the second fromMarch to May 2018 .


  • Journalists who need a time out from their difficult working conditions. This might be the case after covering stories in an oppressive environment.
  • Journalists who feel the need to lie low awhile and get out of the view of state security because of their journalistic work.

How to Apply: Please use the application form and send the requested documents to: [email protected] .

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