June 15, 2020.



(Partially Funded)


IJP International Journalisten-Programme the Middle East Fellowship.

In 2020 IJP are offering for the seventeenth time a travel and work fellowship for up to five young journalists from the Middle East, especially from Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, and Palestine to spend a two-month period in Germany.

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The fellowship is intended to enable young journalists to familiarize themselves with the political issues in Germany at an early stage of their career. This will raise awareness of aspects of relations between Germany and the Middle Eastern region in future multipliers and will give them a personal insight into mentality, culture and everyday life in Germany and the European Union.

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Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Journalism.
  • Media.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries

Egypt, LebanonJordan, Palestine.

Program Period

Two Months.

The fellowship begins October 29th, 2020 with an introductory event  in Berlin. This is followed by a fellowship lasting at least two months with a German media outlet.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Arab and German journalists from Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine.
  • Aged between 21 and 37.
  • Working as a regular employee, trainee or journalist for media.
  • A very good knowledge of English is expected.
  • Knowledge of German will naturally be welcomed, this is not an essential requirement for applying.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • The fellowship carries a single payment of 4,000 euro per person. This sum is intended to cover a large proportion of the travel costs, board and lodging. Fellows are expected to contribute a certain amount themselves. There will be no payment for the individual’s work on location as a journalist.

How to Apply

First Step: Applications, for which there is no special form, it’s sent by mail or E-mail. The application must be accompanied by:

  • Detailed curriculum vitae with a passport photo.
  • Journalistic appraisal written by the head of department or editor-in-chief (The letter should support the application, guarantee temporary leave of absence for the duration of the fellowship, and serve as evidence of journalistic activity).
  • Samples of work may be enclosed.
  • An evidence for very good knowledge of English is expected.

Second Step: Send the application files to the following address:

Middle East Fellowships–IJP e.V.

Postfach 1565

61455 Koenigstein/Ts.


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Note: After preliminary selection, the finalists might be invited for a selection interview. Legal action in respect of the final decision shall be barred. Notification will be sent to the successful candidates by mid August 2020.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Marwa Mohammed/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Nourhan Ashraf/ Egypt
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MARJ3 Scholarships team