Adenauer Journalism Scholarship

Adenauer Scholarships Kachel

The KAS Media Programme South East Europe starts a new call for its scholarship programme for journalism Bachelor (B.A.) students. And for Master (M.A.) students of all majors with а parallel proven engagement at a media outlet. The scholars will receive a monthly grant. The Adenauer Journalism Scholarship is intended for students enrolled at universities in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Requirements for the scholarship:

  • Students specialising in journalism from the 2nd academic year for B.A. 
  • M.A. students of all majors with parallel proven engagement at a media outlet from 1st academic year onwards
  • Distinctive interest in social and political issues
  • Identification with the values ​​of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (democracy, freedom, rule of law, pluralism, solidarity, European unification)
  • Willingness to actively participate in KAS events and commitment to the network of KAS scholars
  • Experience in volunteering is desirable
  • Very good English or German language skills
  • After each academic year, the scholars must submit a short report on their academic development and their activities within the framework of the scholarship

Two-stage selection process:

1. Selection based on the following documents:

  • CV in tabular form
  • Letter of motivation
  • Copies of course achievements and / or examination certificates
  • Proof of language skills
  • Letter of recommendation from a university teacher (professor / lecturer)

2. Personal interview in English or German language

Application deadline:  31st of August 2022 at

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March 29, 2022
Call for Applications
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September 18, 2020
Adenauer Journalism Scholarship 2020
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February 11, 2021
Scholars' Visit
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July 12, 2021
First workshop of the scholarship holders
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October 1, 2021
bTV visit
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March 10, 2022
BNR visit
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May 23, 2022
BTA visit