Call for applications for programs starting 1 September 2012
Deadline for applications: 18 June 2012
RFE/RL is pleased to accept applications for the RFE/RL - Vaclav Havel Journalism Fellowship. The Fellowship is a joint program between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and RFE/RL that is inspired by the former president’s belief in the transformational role of journalism in challenging tyranny. It provides intensive training at RFE/RL’s Prague headquarters to journalists from countries in RFE/RL’s broadcast region where media freedom is stifled and independent journalists are at risk.
How to Apply:
The program is open to promising journalists with English fluency from the Russian Federation and the European Partnership Countries: Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Ukraine and Moldova.
Fellowships will be awarded on a competitive basis in accordance with the application process described below.
A complete application includes all
of the following information:
A short personal essay describing the candidate’s fellowship and career goals
Two letters of recommendation
**Please note that the requested materials must be submitted in English.
To apply for the Fall 2012 Vaclav Havel Journalism Fellowship, please download the application and submit your fully completed application to havelfellowship [AT] rferl [DOT] org by June 18, 2012. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Candidates will be informed of their selection by July 15, 2012
For more information about the Vaclav Havel Journalism Fellowship, please send an email to havelfellowship [AT] rferl [DOT] org