OTW brings you the latest opportunities to make a name for yourself…
- Foreign Correspondents’ Programme, Finland - The Finnish Embassy is offering a scholarship for one journalism graduate/student to spend a month in Finland, meeting important national figures and seeing everything the country has to offer.
The scholarship covers the costs of travel to and from Finland, local travel in Helsinki, accommodation in a single room in a student residence and the daily programme including meals, events, transportation and lodging. You will have to buy your own medical insurance.
Applicants must be between 20-25 and “have the ability to adapt to a multinational group of people”.
Deadline March 31st. More information and full application details here.
- MyNewsBiz student journalism enterprise competition - if you think you have an idea that could create a future for journalism you need to enter this competition. The blurb:
Journalism students from across the UK, working individually or in a group, can submit an idea for a sustainable news product or service which could revolutionise the industry.
What type of business is totally up to you. Maybe it’s a stunning online magazine which will get thousands of readers, or a smart-phone app which will help share news and information in a new way. Perhaps you want to launch an innovative photo agency or even a new social network.
The winning entry gets £1,000 to start the business idea and runner-up gets £500.
Deadline April 1. More information and application details here.