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The Adenauer Fellowship for Media and Communication in Asia is a scholarship offered by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), Media Programme Asia, a German political foundation by the Christian Democratic Union (CDU). 

The KAS Media Programme Asia partners with several educational institutions to offer journalism scholarships in Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Pakistan and the Philippines. The journalism degrees and practical trainings are taught as online courses as well as at the institutes and focus on practical journalism training, news media, reporting and photojournalism.

With the Adenauer Fellowship, we support you in your academic journey in becoming an international renowned journalist. During your studies, we would like to see your learning experiences and support you as much as possible in your career path. We offer financial support for your academic degree in journalism, social networking and events, online and throughout Asia.

Partners

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Asian Center for Journalism at the Ateneo de Manila University

Diploma of Visual Journalism

  • 10 months degree

Visit ACFJ website

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Asia College of Journalism

Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism

  • 10 months degree
  • Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and travel restrictions we will only accept applications for the Asian College of Journalism with a registered home address in India

Visit ACJ website

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Centre for Excellence in Journalism Institute of Business Administration

Master of Science in Journalism

  • 18 months degree
  • Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and travel restrictions we will only accept applications for the Centre of Excellence in Journalism with a registered home address in Pakistan

Visit CEJ/IBA website

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Frontier Myanmar

Traineeship at Frontier Myanmar’s newsroom

  • 24 months practical traineeship
  • Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and travel restrictions we will only accept applications for Frontier Myanmar with a registered home address in Myanmar

Visit Frontier Myanmar website

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Pathshala South Asian Media Institute

Postgraduate degree in Film and Television

  • 18 months degree
  • Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and travel restrictions we will only accept applications for the Pathshala South Asian Media Institute (no link) with a registered home address in Bangladesh
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The Caravan

Traineeship at The Caravan’s newsroom

  • 24 months practical traineeship for individuals from the historically marginalised SC, ST and OBC communities in India
  • Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and travel restrictions we will only accept applications for The Caravan with a registered home address in India

Visit The Caravan website

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Asian Center for Journalism at the Ateneo de Manila University
Diploma of Visual Journalism
  • 10 months degree
Visit ACFJ website
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Asian College of Journalism
Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism
  • 10 months degree
  • Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and travel restrictions we will only accept applications for the Asian College of Journalism with a registered home address in India
Visit ACJ website
CEJ
Centre for Excellence in Journalism
Institute of Business Administration
Master of Science in Journalism
  • 18 months degree
  • Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and travel restrictions we will only accept applications for the Centre of Excellence in Journalism with a registered home address in Pakistan
Visit CEJ/IBA website
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Frontier Myanmar
Traineeship at Frontier Myanmar's newsroom
  • 24 months practical traineeship
  • Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and travel restrictions we will only accept applications for Frontier Myanmar with a registered home address in Myanmar
Visit Frontier Myanmar website
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Pathshala South Asian Media Institute
Postgraduate degree in Film and Television
  • 18 months degree
  • Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and travel restrictions we will only accept applications for the Pathshala South Asian Media Institute (no link) with a registered home address in Bangladesh
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The Caravan
Traineeship at The Caravan's newsroom
  • 24 months practical traineeship for individuals from the historically marginalised SC, ST and OBC communities in India
  • Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and travel restrictions we will only accept applications for The Caravan with a registered home address in India
Visit The Caravan website

FinancialSupport

We believe that everyone deserves good education – regardless of their financial background. Therefore, the Adenauer Fellowship supports communication professionals financially in two ways:

Postgraduate Students

Non-FinancialSupport

Become part of a huge network of current fellows, alumni and partners of the Adenauer Fellowship. The perfect internet-based social platform for media and communication professionals offers:

Who WeSupport

4 Steps toApply

If you match the above criteria here is what comes next:

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Set up an account on “My Account” and register

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Share your personal data and upload documents
Set up your personal profile including your education and work experiences. Upload a portrait photograph of yourself, a copy of your university degrees, motivation letter and work samples.

3

Get ready for a personal interview
We will screen all applications, together with the partner institution you have indicated. KAS will reach out for a personal interview. Let’s get to know each other better.

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Final Approval
If you are lucky, we will grant you a fellowship. In this case, please do not forget that you will still need to formally apply at the institution of your choice. Obviously, this rule applies only to those who wish to study.

For any questions regarding the application process please reach out to the coordinator of the Adenauer Fellowship at [email protected].