Cover letter: A one-page document outlining your motivation, qualifications, and experience. Please use a standard US format. This means no picture, date of birth, or marital/familial status.
Proposal: Please include the following three sections:
Story proposal(s): Please include a short description of the story/stories you plan to cover (about 200 words each). You do not need to have interviews confirmed, but you should indicate whom you plan to contact. Please also specify the language of publication, medium, audience, and plans for publication.
Travel itinerary: Please outline your dates of travel, destinations, and possible interviews in each location. Travel should be for a minimum of 5 days and must be completed by July 31, 2019.
Social media engagement: Briefly explain how you plan to engage with the Heinrich Böll Foundation and with the broader public in the course of your fellowship.
Work samples: Please submit two work samples. Include them in your cover letter file, and upload them (with your cover letter) as one file. If they are other forms of media (e.g. video) please email us and we will make accommodations. If your previous work is not in English, German, Spanish, or French, please provide a brief summary of each of your work samples.
The application deadline is midnight EST on March 17, 2019. We strongly encourage early applications.
Read the full Call for Applications here.
For questions and inquiries, please contact Nicole Alzapiedi at Nicole.Alzapiedi@us.boell.org