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How to apply

15 of the brightest early-career data journalists from non-OECD countries will get the chance to participate in the project. Our application is designed to assess your data journalism skills.

IMS Masterstudiengang DW Akademie (DW)

Eligibility criteria

Technical skills: Applicants should be familiar with the tools of data journalism. In particular, they should:

  • Know how to use advanced spreadsheet functionalities such as pivot tables, filters and vertical lookups. 
  • Know how to use online visualization software such as Datawrapper or Infogram.

Experience: Applicants should have published at least one story using data journalism techniques in a news media.

Country of residence: Applicants should be residents of a country that is not a member of the OECD.

English language: Applicants should have a command of English corresponding at least to the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Note that, apart from the application form, participants will not be expected to write in English (unless they choose to write their project in English, of course). However, English will be the language of the trainings and conferences. 


Documents to be submitted
In the application form, you will be required, among other items, to submit:

  • A statement of up to 1000 characters outlining your proposed data project,
  • A sample of your work (please see specific requirements above).


The application period is now closed. Fellows will be announced on March 7, 2019.

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