27 September 2019


Skopje, North Macedonia.



The Media Innovation Lab is an annual event that offers a creative, collaborative space where media professionals, designers, technologists, and others can come together to develop localized tools and projects that will help tackle challenges facing digital media across the Balkan region. This year’s Innovation Lab theme will be: Innovation in Digital Content Formats.

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The Lab will strive to spark cross-sectoral thinking and provide an opportunity for participants to form face-to-face connections with professionals they wouldn’t normally have an opportunity to meet. Lab participants will work together to design fresh ways to report, present, distribute, and share stories in the digital world.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Media
  • Design
  • IT

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

31 October – 3 November , 2019

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • You can apply as an individual or as a part of a team of no more than five people.
  • media people (e.g., media professionals, designers, technologists)
  • non-media people (e.g., private businesses, NGOs, social influencers, digital rights activists) can apply in team including different specialists
  • Groups applying to participate as a team need to be gender-balanced (at least 50% of women).

Opportunity Cost


  • participants will present their projects to a jury for a chance to receive seed funding of up to $5,000 USD to further develop their prototypes and concepts after the event into full-fledged tools and formats that can be rolled out for use by media across the region.

How to Apply

First Step: Fill the application

Second Step: submit the application to: Balkans-BMAP-Grants@INTERNEWS.ORG

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This Scholarship Published by:
Yasmeen Abdelghany/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Nada Ahmed/ Egypt

& Eman Fadel Ali / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team