Reporters Without Borders Berlin Scholarship program for Journalists

Scholarship in Social Science
  • Apply Before : November 29, 2021

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 3948
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

Deadline: November 29, 2021                          Duration: 3-4 months

Locations: Germany                                        Target: Journalists

Number of scholarships: 12 (4 each round)

Organization: Reporters without Borders

About Berlin Scholarship

Journalists who develop their skills in digital fields can apply to Berlin Scholarship which is designed to empower the journalists. This scholarship provides the opportunity for journalists from the region with crisis and war-torn regions to participate in a four-month training to get the knowledge of protecting themselves against digital warnings and threats.

RSF Berlin Scholarship benefits:

Berlin Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public enterprises offers the scholarship that covers the following:

  • Travel costs
  • Accommodation (a pleasant apartment in Berlin)
  • Pocket money (1000 euro /month)
  • Free public transport
  • Fully equipped computer
  • The training about digital security issues and how to teach others about it.
  • And other programs



Applicants who are professional journalists, bloggers and citizen journalist who meet the following requirements, can apply:

  • Passionate to get new knowledge and work in digital security
  • Interested to teach others the knowledge obtained by scholarship
  • Exposed to digital threats due to their work in their home regions
  • Have good English language Skill
  • Return to your home country
  • Have enough working experience in journalism

Application Guideline

Applicants can send their completed application to the submission email below.

Submission email:

Required documents:

  • Completed and Signed Application form
  • Completed Questionnaire
  • CV
  • Identity documents

Download Scholarship Application and Questionnaire

For more information please visit the Reporters without Border Scholarship website




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