Milena Jesenska Fellowships for Journalists, Vienna

Deadline: 09/04/2010
Open to: journalists
Fund: € 7.630 and a travel grants of up to € 1.820

The Milena Jesenska Fellowship program offers European journalists working in print, broadcast and electronic media time off from their professional duties in order to pursue in-depth research on a European topic of their choice. The call for applications is directed towards cultural journalists, with the term ‘cultural’ interpreted in a broad sense to encompass a wide variety of artistic and intellectual fields.

Fellowship
The Fellowship programme is a three month stay at the IWM (Institute for Human Sciences) in Vienna. Recipients of the fellowships are given a stipend of € 7.630 and are provided with an office, access to e-mail and Internet, in-house research facilities and other relevant resources in Vienna. Travel grants of up to € 1.820 will be available for research visits to neighboring countries.

Eligibility
Candidates for the Milena Jesenska Fellowships must have several years of experience in professional journalism. Their work may deal with any topic related to cultural issues of European relevance, especially having to do with the issue of European integration.

Fellowships are not intended for entry-level journalists or students.

Application procedure
All interested applicants should submit following documents:
* the application form;
* a concise project proposal in English (not more than 3 double-spaced pages);
* a curriculum vitae including a list of publications.

The applications need to be submitted by 9th April 2010 to:

Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen
Fellowship Coordinator
Spittelauer Lände 3
1090 Wien
Austria

Additionally, advance copies are accepted by e-mail: [email protected]

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