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Thomson Reuters Foundation Workshop for African Journalists (Funded to Rome, Italy) 2019

Thomson Reuters Foundation, through IFAD funding and support, offers full bursaries for journalists from developing world countries working for established media organisations to attend IFAD’s event on innovative approaches to inclusive financing for rural transformation.

Course Level: Workshop

Eligible Countries: Developing Countries

To Be Taken At (Country):  Rome, Italy

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • An opportunity for journalists from across Africa.
  • Applicants must be full-time journalists or regular contributors to a media organisation. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a commitment to a career in journalism in their country, and should have at least two years’ professional experience and have a good level in spoken and written English.  Facilitators will also speak French.
  • We would also like to see professional evidence of your interest in the field of rural peoples’ issues and development.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: Bursaries would include air travel expenses (economy class), accommodation, local transfers and meals. Please note that you need to check visa requirements and ensure you have the necessary documentation required.  The cost of your visa and any other related costs will be the responsibility of the participant. This arrangement is subject to variation.

Duration of Program: 12 February to 15 February 2019

Method of Application: Please provide the following:  Statment explaining your motivation to attend; your CV or biography; and two examples of your work.


Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Scholarship Application Deadline: 2nd January 2019