The Adenauer Fellowship is a scholarship programme founded by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), Media Programme Asia. The KAS Media Programme Asia supports individuals in improving their knowledge and professionalism during postgraduate study programmes in the field of journalism and (political) communication at a partner university and institution in Asia for up to two years. A fellowship grant for the Adenauer Fellowship is awarded on the condition that the fellow is accepted by the appropriate university and enrolled in the specific study programme. The fellowship will be granted for a maximum candidature period of two years for a study programme. The grant for a study programme is renewable every semester for the entire duration of two years. This is subject to the fellow’s academic performance.


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


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You can apply for the Adenauer Fellowship if

4 Steps toApply

If you fulfil the criteria you are just 4 steps away of becoming an Adenauer Fellow:

1. Register For An Account
To apply for the Adenauer Fellowship you need to register.

2. Provide your data and documents
Set up your personal profile including your education and work experiences. Upload a copy of your university degree, letter of recommendation and work samples.

3. Get ready for a personal interview
Following your successful submission, we will contact you for a personal interview. Let’s get to know each other better.

4. Final Approval
After our final approval you need to enrol in the study programme.