German Development Media Awards for Journalists, 2013
German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and Germany’s international broadcaster, Deutsche Welle invites application for German Development Media Awards in Germany. The award is provided to study in human rights and development journalism. The journalists of Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Middle East can apply for this award. Entries must also have been published or broadcast for the first time during the period January 1, 2012 to May 31, 2013 inclusive. Audio and video reports cannot be longer than 15 minutes of duration. Reports which were originally longer can be shortened to 15 minutes for submission purposes
Study Subject(s):The award is provided to study in human rights and development journalism
Course Level:This award is for journalists
Scholarship Provider: German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and Germany’s international broadcaster, Deutsche Welle
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany
Eligibility:-To be eligible for the award, you must be a journalist from Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East or Eastern Europe
-You must also live in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East or Eastern Europe and work for a media organization headquartered in one of these regions
-If your work is published or broadcast by a German media organization, you are also eligible to enter the award
-African photographers can enter the special People’s Choice Award which honors exceptional photography on the topic Human Rights in Africa
-You may also submit a joint or team entry. However, when registering, team entries must nominate one contact person
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The journalist of Africa( Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo-Brazzaville, Congo-Kinshasa, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, São Tomé and Príncipe, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Asia, Eastern Europe (Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia (Slovak Republic), Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, Vatican City), Latin America and the Middle East( Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen) can apply for this awards for journalists.
Scholarship Description: The German Development Media Awards recognize excellence in human rights and development journalism. The awards champion independent media across the world and put the spotlight on journalists telling important stories affecting their communities, countries and regions
Number of awards offered: Six of the seven awards will be determined by a jury of independent, renowned and experienced journalists
Duration of award(s): Not Known
What does it cover? The German Development Media Awards for human rights journalism consist of seven cash prizes valued at 2,000 euros each.In addition, the awards also cover the costs for each of the seven winners to attend the awards ceremony to be held August 14, 2013 in the German capital, Berlin. In the case of joint or team entries, only the person nominated by the team will be invited to the ceremony
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.You can register online
-You will need to provide us with some information about yourself and your entry as well as upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV). At the end of the online registration, you will be able to upload your entry directly to the Deutsche Welle server.
-Video files cannot exceed 80 MB and must be in one of the following formats: mpg, mp4, mpeg, mov, avi, wmv, flv. Audio files cannot exceed 80 MB and must be in one of the following formats: mp3, mp2, mpg, snd, ogg, wav, muf, wma.
-Your photo file should be in high resolution and as large as possible.
-The minimum requirement is 300 dpi with a size of 1024 x 576 pixels.
- We accept .jpg and .png photo formats. If it is not possible to upload your entry due to technical reasons, entries can be sent to:
German Development Media Awards
Deutsche Welle Akademie Voltastrasse 6 13355
Scholarship Application Deadline: The closing date for receiving online and postal entries is May 31, 2013.