Scholarships for journalism courses available

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Deadline: October 23, 2015

Midcareer journalists from several developing countries can apply for a scholarship to attend an RNTC course in the Netherlands.

The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) are accepting applications for journalism courses at the Radio Nederland Training Centre (RNTC). NFP is funded by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and run by the Netherlands Organization for International Cooperation in Higher Education (NUFFIC).

RNTC is offering several courses for journalists:

  • Investigative Journalism (April 11 to 22, 2016)
  • Using Media for Behaviour Change (April 11 to 29, 2016)
  • Using Media for Development (May 9 to 20, 2016)
  • Media Campaigns (May 9 to 27, 2016)

To be eligible for a scholarship, candidates must be from one of the following countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Autonomous Palestinian Territories, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Macedonia, Mali, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, South Sudan, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Surinam, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia or Zimbabwe.

Self-paying or sponsored candidates from other countries are also welcome to apply, but all applicants must have English proficiency and at least three years of journalism experience.

For more information about the NFP Fellowship, click here.

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Source: IJNET