Saturday, July 23, 2016


Communications / Havel Fellowship

Vaclav Havel Journalism Fellowship, 2015-2016

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The application period for the 2015-2016 Vaclav Havel Journalism Fellowship (VHJF) is now closed. 

The purpose of the Fellowship is to support aspiring journalists from countries lacking media freedom and independence to pursue their profession in support of pluralism. It is inspired by former Czech President Vaclav Havel's belief in the transformational role of journalism in challenging tyranny.

The Fellowship is a joint initiative of RFE/RL and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, and is generously supported by the Prague Freedom Foundation and the Dagmar and Vaclav Havel Foundation VIZE97.

Selected Fellows are placed with a language service at RFE/RL’s headquarters in Prague, where they receive on-the-job training and mentoring while working alongside RFE/RL’s seasoned professionals. The program will help position the selected Fellows as standard-bearers of their profession and leaders in their communities, on-line, on air, and in the world.

Download an application for the Vaclav Havel Journalism Fellowship here

or in Russian language here

 

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