STUDY OPPORTUNITIES

FINLAND: Foreign Correspondents' Programme 2008

Newly graduated journalists and finishing students are invited to apply for scholarships to participate in the Foreign Correspondents' Programme taking place in Finland between August 1 and August 31, 2008.

Newly graduated journalists and finishing students are invited to apply for scholarships to participate in the Foreign Correspondents' Programme taking place in Finland between August 1 and August 31, 2008.

The programme offers a perfect opportunity for participants to learn about Finland, its culture and society while enhancing their professional skills through individual projects. The scholarship covers travel expenses to and from Finland, local travel in Helsinki, meals and accommodation in a private dormitory room. Eligible candidates are 20 to 25 years of age and possess a good command of spoken and written English. Applicants should submit a written application (1 page), a CV (1 page) and an essay that emphasises the applicant's particular interest in Finland (600-800 words). Applications should be sent to the Embassy of Finland in the applicant's country of residence. Deadline for applications: March 3, 2008.

For more information see http://formin.finland.fi/services/media/fc/ or contact the Finnish embassy in Bratislava at sanomat.brt@formin.fi,

tel: +421 2 5980 5111, www.finlandembassy.sk.

Source: SAIA

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