World Water Week Journalist Grant

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The deadline for applications to the 2014 World Water Week Journalist Grant has now passed. Winners will be notified in mid-June. Welcome back in 2015 with your submission!

SIWI offers three journalists from low or low-middle income nations the opportunity to visit Stockholm and World Water Week which takes place between 31 August and 5 September 2014.

The World Water Week Journalist Grant covers:

  • Round-trip air ticket to Stockholm, Sweden
  • Public (or equivalent) transport between airport and hotel on arrival and departure
  • Registration fee for World Water Week in Stockholm
  • Certain social events during World Water Week in Stockholm
  • Hotel stay during World Water Week in Stockholm
  • Meals on half board during World Water Week in Stockholm
  • Public transport ticket during World Water Week in Stockholm

The World Water Week Journalist Grant does not cover:

  • Visa, and visa-related costs
  • Some meals during World Water Week
  • Non-public transport in Stockholm (i.e. taxis)
  • Any extras

Who is eligible to apply?

  • You must be a citizen of a nation listed as a low- or low-middle income country by the World Bank. See which countries that are eligible in this list.
  • You must be an employee of a media outlet in your country (newspaper, magazine, radio, TV, recognised digital publication) or be able to show proof of continuous freelance journalism activities during the past three years.
  • You must have a documented interest in water- and water related issues.

For more information about World Water Week in Stockholm, please visit www.worldwaterweek.org