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Call for applications! The Delegation of the European Union to Canada and the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) has launched the 2023 European Union-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship.

The EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship aims to recognize the outstanding journalistic talent among young Canadians. Selected participants will participate in a week-long study tour to experience the EU institutions, the Canadian Mission to the EU, and media outlets in Brussels. Winners will also attend the daily European Commission press briefing. The Delegation of the European Union to Canada pays for all expenses. Winners will also benefit from a one-year CAJ membership or one-year CAJ membership renewal.

The EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship seeks to foster links between Europeans and Canadians and to raise awareness of the European Union among a new generation of Canadian students and journalists.

To be eligible to apply, applicants must:
  • Be actively enrolled in a Canadian university/post-secondary institution or active in the field of journalism
  • Be between the ages of 18-30
  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
Applications must include the following:
  • A sample of work that is about the European Union or European Union-Canada relations.
  • A letter of motivation
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Proof of Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status.

Applications close on May 3, 2023

For additional eligibility criteria and application details, click here!

To see the previous EU-Canada young journalist fellows on their study tour in Brussels, click here!