Writing Competition for Young journalists in EU
Region :Eastern Europe-Central Eurasia
Topic :Fellowships and Awards, Young Journalists, International Experience
Print and online journalists in European Union member countries, candidate countries or potential candidate countries are invited to enter their published work into the European Young Journalist Award. Applicants must be between the ages of 17 and 27. Deadline: March 15, 2008.
Entries must discuss a topic related to EU enlargement or European integration in no more than 2,000 words. Articles must be written in the young journalist’s native language and published between January 1, 2007 and March 15, 2008. A 200-word abstract in English must also be included.
Winning articles will be published on the competition Web site, and the winning journalists will join fellow young journalists from around the world for a trip through the Western Balkans in June 2008. A conference of all the journalists, their mentors and other EU professionals will be held after the trip.
For more information and an application to enter, visit http://www.eujournalist-award.eu/.