$2,500 Institute for Human Sciences Milena Jesenska Fellowship for Journalists in Austria

Published Date: December 27, 2021

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Journalism
  • Country of the Scholarship

    Austria
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

    2022
  • Type of scholarship

    Vocational scholarships
  • Scholarship amount given

    $1000 - $3000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

    University
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

    Offline
  • Applier's country

    All
  • Expenses covered

    All
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Spittelauer Lände 3 1090 Vienna/Austria Phone +43-1-313-58-0 Fax +43-1-313-58-60 Iwm[at]iwm.at

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.

Short description

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.

Host Nationality:

The scholarship is hosted by the Institute of Human Sciences in Vienna, Austria.

Eligible Nationality:

The scholarship is open to European journalists (including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Turkey)

Scholarship benefits:

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.

Scholarship number:

The number of offers was not specified.

Eligibility:

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.

Application procedure:

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!

You can start the application by clicking on  Online Application  and get more details by clicking on the  Scholarship Link

Deadline for application:

Application deadline: 15 January 2022


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