Reporters in the Field

Reporters in the Field

Off the beaten track: The grant for original, cross-border research
Are you a reporter who simply wants to dig deeper and take the road less travelled? Who insists on exploring countries in ways they haven’t been seen before? Who is determined to discover new insights about people and the issues that affect them?

We support journalists committed to in-depth research and cross-border investigation.

Our award program “Reporters in the Field” promotes high-quality research projects by journalists from German-speaking or non-German-speaking countries in Europe. We offer bi-annual grants of up to 5.000 € to journalists or reporters teams, for cross-border travel to pursue detailed research for an original news or feature story of their choice.

The program is hosted by the Robert Bosch Stiftung in cooperation with the Berlin School of Journalism. It includes two separate workshops in Berlin at which the program fellows will meet with distinguished journalists to discuss their projects and current issues in the field of foreign reporting.

The program invites applications from journalists from the following countries:

Program Countries
German-speaking: Austria, Germany, Switzerland,

Non-German-speaking: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Greece, Kosovo, Hungary , Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, and Ukraine.

Members of the Jury

Henrik Kaufholz
Politiken, Copenhagen
SCOOP - network and support structure for investigative journalists in Eastern Europe, Russia, Caucasus, Central Asia and West Africa

Head of Program

Eva-Maria McCormack
Berlin School of Journalism
Phone: +49 (0)30 2327 6004

Contact at the Foundation

Cornelia Reichel
Phone: +49 (0)711 46084-684