Heinz-Kühn-Foundation grants are expected to empower junior columnists to facilitate their expert advancement and keep preparing in new environment, and to pick up a direct and inside and out information of the traditions, assessments and lifestyle in different nations.
About the Award:
The establishment grants to youthful columnists from North-Rhine-Westphalia for six-week or three-month reporting trips in creating nations in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
The establishment additionally gives assets to empower hopefuls from creating nations to increase proficient news coverage involvement in North-Rhine-Westphalia for up to three months.
The point of the Heinz-Kühn-Foundation is to bolster the preparation and expert advancement of junior writers.
Sort: Training grant
Young writers from North-Rhine-Westphalia and creating nations are qualified for a grant in the event that they fulfill the accompanying prerequisites:
have an unmistakable fascination being developed issues;
have as of now increased significant expert involvement in news-casting (a finished school training is attractive);
are not more seasoned than 35 years old; and,
have a decent summon of the official dialect of their host nation (competitors from abroad should in any event have an essential learning of the German dialect).
Choice: Decisions are taken by the leading body of trustees of the Heinz-Kühn-Foundation on the suggestion of the choice advisory group.
Number of Awardees: Not determined
Estimation of Scholarship: Scholarship holders get
a single amount commitment towards everyday costs in the host nation (with grant installments covering preparing and everyday costs in the host nation);
a single amount recompense for flight and voyaging costs (the establishment pays an arrival air ticket for applicants from abroad);
a stipend to take care of expenses of research materials (e.g. writing);
a stipend for excursions inside the host nation; and,
(in the event that neccessary, for grant holders from abroad) a German dialect course of up to four months at the Düsseldorf or Bonn based Goethe-Institut.
Span of Scholarship: in the number one spot up to the grant and all through the term of the grant, the Heinz-Kühn-Foundation will give bolster.
Instructions to Apply:
Journalists who meet the prerequisites for a grant ought to first contact the establishment to examine conceivable host nations and their themes of intrigue.
The establishment’s postal address is:
Ministerpräsidentin des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen
The accompanying archives ought to be encased with the application:
educational curriculum vitae in unthinkable frame and a photo;
authentications of professional preparing and present occupation;
outside dialects testaments;
German competitors ought to give a definite proclamation clarifying their purposes behind applying, their decision of host nation and proposed subject of research.
Competitors from abroad ought to give a letter of inspiration in German.
Visit Scholarship Webpage for points of interest
Grant Provider: Heinz-Kühn-Foundation