Call for applications: Scholarships for broadcast journalism course

    | August 26, 2013

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    Mid-career broadcast journalists from developing countries can apply to receive scholarships for a course offered in the Netherlands.

    The Radio Nederland Training Centre, sponsored by the Netherlands Fellowship Program (NFP), is offering a six-week course, “Broadcast Journalism, Module 2,” from March 17 to April 25, 2014.

    The course focuses on multimedia journalism while covering the issues of social conflict and cohesion. For more information about the course, visit

    NFP fellowships cover travel costs, accommodation and course fees. For more information about the fellowship, go to

    To be eligible for a scholarship, Africans must be a national of one of the following countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia or Zimbabwe.

    The deadline to apply for a scholarship is October 1, 2013.

    Self-paying or sponsored candidates from other countries are also welcome to apply. All applicants must be proficient in English and have at least three years of journalism experience.