Who is Journey for
Journalism and other students who demonstrate a strong motivation to become a journalist can apply. Ideal candidates also have a strong background in journalism and published work behind them. Participation is open to students from a total of 13 countries: the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Ukraine, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, the UK and the USA. This year, for the first time, also Moldova and Georgia.
A good knowledge of English is essential as it is the working language of the whole program.
Applicants fill in an online application form, which includes, among others, a motivation letter or a short written text on a given topic. The application must be submitted by May 7, 2023 at the latest. The expert jury will select the strongest candidates from the applications received and invite them to Prague on 5 - 15 August 2023 to take part in the 8th iteration of Journey in the beautiful premises of Villa Grébovka. All costs of the successful candidates' participation will be covered by the Bakala Foundation.
Further information and the application form can be found on the programme website: bakalafoundation.org/journey