GIJN Fellowships for Young Promising Journalists from Developing and Transitioning Countries


Global Investigative Journalism Network is pleased to announce the GIJN Fellowships for applicants to learn from the best in the field and to improve their skills with the latest tips and tools.

There are 200 fellowships available in developing and transition countries, journalists from specific communities such as indigenous peoples, for both established and young promising journalists.

A non – profit organization is the Global Investigative Journalism Network. It supports training and information sharing among journalists of research and data. It produces stories, trains, provides resources, and encourages similar non – profit groups to be created.

Why should the GIJN Fellowship apply? GIJN offers a variety of resources and best practices training for sustainable media of public interest. Here applicants can acquire a great deal of skills and knowledge for their career in journalism. GIJN Fellowship is an opportunity to attend the 11th Global Conference on Investigative Journalism.

Fellowship Description

University or Organization: Global Investigative Journalism Network
Department: NA
Course Level: Journalism
Fellowship Award: Round-trip, conference fee and many more
Access Mode: Online
Numbers of Award: 200 fellowships are awarded
Nationality: Developing and transitioning countries
Fellowship can be taken in the US
Language: English


Eligible Countries: Developing and transitioning countries and journalists from specific communities are eligible to apply for this fellowship.
Eligible Course or Subjects: The fellowships are available to train and learn the best in the field of journalism.
Eligibility Criteria: The fellowship is open to the full-time print, online, television, video, radio, documentary and multimedia journalists in developing or transitioning countries. Candidates must have to experience in investigative or data journalism a plus. Fellowships are also open for special categories for journalists from indigenous communities, citizen investigators, and journalists exiled from their homelands.


The fellowship will cover the round-trip airfare to Hamburg, Germany, hotel room for four nights, transport between Hamburg airport and the conference hotel, breakfast and lunch on conference days, ward ceremony banquet dinner and conference fee.

Related: Mo Ibrahim Foundation Academy Fellowship 2019 for Africans

Application Procedure

How to apply: To apply for this fellowship candidates can submit a GIJC19 Fellowship Application Form which given in the scholarship page.
Supporting Documents: The applicants must have to submit a short biography of their journalism experience and work samples.
Fellowship Requirements: The applicants are required to either produce a story directly related to GIJC19 or give a presentation of the knowledge they have gained at GIJC19 in their home country to other colleagues or the journalism community-at-large.
Language Requirement: All applicants must have to meet the English language requirements for the fellowship.

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