Applications for the IJP George Weidenfeld Bursary 2019 for British and German Journalists are now open. Every year, IJP George Weidenfeld Bursary gives British and German journalists the opportunity to gain work experience in the other country. Delegates work in British or German newsrooms of their choice while also researching stories for their home organisations.
By fully taking part in the day-to-day journalism, the participants will get a valuable insight into the way the media work differently in Germany and in the UK as well as they will learn more about politics, economy, culture and the social fabric of the host country. The bursary was endowed in 1995. Five years later, it was named after the London-based publisher Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea.
Awards:- Delegates receive a lump sum of 3,800 Euro in order to cover most of their travel, accommodation and living expenses. They are expected to use their own funds for any further costs. Payment for their work with the host media is not envisaged.