Fellowships available for Internet course in the Netherlands

International Journalist’s Network
July 9 2004

Fellowships available for Internet course in the Netherlands

Journalists can apply for fellowships to attend a course in the
Netherlands on using the Internet for research, publication and
distribution of news.

The Radio Netherlands Training Center (RNTC) will conduct the course
from May 9 to June 17, 2005. Full scholarships covering travel,
accommodation and course fees, are available for journalists from
Albania, Armenia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Georgia, Macedonia, and

Applicants should be mid-career broadcast journalists with a
secondary or professional education and at least three to four years
of media experience. Applicants must also have a good command of both
written and spoken English and basic computer skills.

Before applying for a fellowship, candidates must apply directly to
the RNTC to attend the course. Course applications are due October 1.
Should they be accepted, candidates will receive a conditional letter
of acceptance, after which they can apply for the fellowship.

Fellowship applications must be received in the Netherlands by
January 1, 2005, but fellowship officers at Dutch embassies or
consular posts in the applicant’s country may need up to a month in
advance to process the application.

Course information and application forms are at