The Institute of Human Sciences invites to submit a candidate application for the Milena Jesenska Scholarships for Journalists for the academic year 2022.
The Milena Jesenská Fellowships are intended to be an award of excellence and are aimed at experienced European journalists (including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Turkey). The Fellowship Program offers European journalists free time to fulfill their professional obligations in order to conduct in-depth research on a topic of their choice.
The Institute of Humanities (IWM) is an independent institute for advanced studies in the humanities and social sciences.
The IWM is registered as a private non-profit organization and receives its main funding from the Government of Austria (Ministry of Science, Research and Economy), the Government of Poland (Ministry of Science and Higher Education), and the City of Vienna (Affairs Cultural and Sciences).
In addition, its programs and activities are funded by international foundations and other research funding institutions.
Level/field of study:
Scholarships are available to journalists to conduct in-depth research on a topic of their choice.
The scholarship is hosted by the Institute of Human Sciences in Vienna, Austria.
The scholarship is open to European journalists (including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Turkey)
During the following fellowship period, four fellows are invited to spend three months each at the IWM in Vienna, Austria.
They will receive a stipend of EUR 2,500 per month. In addition, the IWM provides them with an office that includes Internet access, administrative and research facilities, as well as other free services.
Travel grants of up to EUR 1,900 can be paid for project-related research trips.
The number of offers was not specified.
The following criteria must be met for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
- The Milena Jesenská Fellowships are intended to be an award of excellence and are aimed at experienced European journalists (including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Turkey).
- Applicants must have worked in print, broadcast, or online journalism for several years and must have an outstanding professional record.
- Applications from entry-level journalists or students will be rejected.
Complete all sections of the application form, including signatures, and make sure supporting documentation is attached.
Applications must be submitted via the online application form, which includes:
- a concise project proposal in English (max. 8,000 characters, spaces included) with a description of the desired result (book, article (s), film, TV, radio, etc.)
- a resume.
- a list of publications
Please send all your application materials as PDF!
Deadline for application:
Application deadline: 15 January 2022