Arthur F. Burns Fellowship Program


The program offers young print and broadcast journalists from each country the opportunity to share professional expertise with their colleagues across the Atlantic while working as 'foreign correspondents' for their hometown news organizations.

Countries of study are Germany and USA.


Open to U.S. and German journalists between the age of 21–37, who are employed by a newspaper, news magazine, broadcast station, news agency or who work freelance and/or online. Applicants must have demonstrated journalistic talent and a strong interest in U.S.-European affairs. German language proficiency is not required, but it is encouraged.

Quantity Available

10 from each country


  • Annual

Study Length

2 months (August–September)

Award Value

Travel expenses and a stipend are provided

Application procedure

Please refer to the website at external link.

Closing date

March 1st

Study Level

  • Professional development
  • Unrestricted

International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), a non-profit, professional organization, promotes quality journalism worldwide in the belief that independent, vigorous media are crucial in improving the human condition.

Contact Details

  • 202 737 3700
  • 202 737 0530
  • 1616 H Street NW
    Third floor
    DC 20006
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) by using the links below.


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