RNTC Fellowship for Mid Career Journalists to study in Netherland.


Application Deadline: October 1st 2013

You are working in the media or with an NGO, dealing with the media?

Here’s good news!

RNTC is an international training institute based in the Netherlands serving media professionals working in broadcast, print and online media. RNTC has over 45 years of experience in short focused courses tailored to the needs of mid-career professionals in journalism and media. In everything we offer, our guiding principle is ‘learning by doing’.

Until 1 October you can apply for a so called NFP full scholarship to follow one of five RNTC media courses. RNTC is an international training institute based in the Netherlands serving media professionals working in broadcast, print and online media.

These are the courses:

No costs

NFP scholarships (funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs) cover travel to the Netherlands and back, tuition fee, accomodation, meals, insurance and local transport: practically all the costs you can think of…

RNTC Fellowships

In January 2012 RNTC launched the RNTC Fellowship Fund to support journalists, programme-makers, broadcast trainers and managers from around the world who are looking to develop their media skills, but do not have enough financial means to pay for the costs of the course of their choice.

Partial fellowships

RNTC Fellowships are unlike NFP fellowships PARTIAL: they cover the course fee (up to 50%), not the costs for travel and accommodation. The number of fellowships that RNTC can provide, however, is small.


RNTC’s Fellowships are available for professional journalists, programme-makers, broadcast trainers and managers coming from the following countries (a combined NFP list and low-middle-income countries according to the World Bank criteria):

Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Armenia, Autonomous Palestinian Territories, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Burma, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Colombia, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Cuba, Djibouti, DR Congo, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Laos, Lesotho, Macedonia, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Samoa, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

For which courses

RNTC fellowships are available for a very limited number of courses. If there are fellowships available, we will promote this on the individual course pages, on our facebook fan page and our Twitter account.


The scholarships will be awarded on academic and professional merit. When applying for the course, applicants must submit:

  • Letter of motivation (150-200 words), explaining why they think they qualify for one of these scholarships
  • Completed registration form
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Proof of proficiency in English

Scholarship applications will have to be uploaded in ROSA, RNTC’s Online System for Applications. They will be reviewed by a panel of professionals from RNTC, on a first come first served basis. The decision will be non-negotiable.

More information

Information and enquiries: [email protected]

Application deadline

The application window is open until 1 October. But we strongly advise you to start as soon as possible, since a few elements in the application process can take time.

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More information on the scholarships, selection criteria and the application procedure: www.rntc.nl/nfp

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To apply please complete our online application form. Please make sure you upload the necessary support documents.

Click on the links below for information on admission requirements and the application procedure.


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