Open call: Milena Jesenska Fellowships for Journalists 2011/2012

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Deadline for application: 15 April 2011

The programme offers European journalists time off from their professional duties in order to pursue in-depth research on a topic of their choice. This is the first time that the IWM will strongly encourage candidates from Turkey, Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan to apply for this programme. Applicants are asked to relate their proposals to one of the main research fields of the IWM (for details please see Additionally, this year proposals which focus on human rights are strongly encouraged.

The call is directed towards cultural journalists; however, applicants’ work may also deal with societal issues of European relevance. Applications by entry-level journalists or students will be rejected.

All relevant details about eligibility, application procedure etc. are available on the IWM’s website: