HCLU is now calling for applications to its new media scholarship program
Call for Applications
This scholarship is part of the European Drug Policy Initiative (EDPI), an ongoing cooperative project of European NGOs to improve drug policies and promote human rights and harm reduction as the key principles to tackle drug related problems. The EDPI has recently targeted 10 countries: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Hungary, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Serbia and Sweden. The initiative is coordinated by the Budapest-based Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (HCLU), one of the leading drug policy organizations of Europe. The project is funded by the Global Drug Policy Program of the Open Society Institute (OSI) and the Common Sense for Drug Policy (CSDP).
Who is eligible?
In addition, the applicants should provide the following:
• Applicants are required to submit copies of two recent issues of their publication they consider the best (linked or scanned and emailed to us)
• Barriers to access to health care
• Poverty and drug use
The HCLU will contract the selected journalist, the copy rights of the article will belong to the HCLU and will be published on the European Drug Policy Initiative (EDPI) website. The HCLU with its expertise on drug policy issues and its network of professionals will provide technical assistance and support for journalists participating in the project.
Selected journalists are requested to finalize and send their reports (in their national language) by 15 June 2010. The articles will be translated into English and published on our website on the World Anti-Drug Day (26 June).
If you have more questions please contact our EDPI coordinator, Tamas Varga at [email protected]