Susanne A. Roschwalb Grant for International Study and Research

Title: Susanne A. Roschwalb Grant for International Study and Research


Description: Public relations students whose plans include study or research outside the United States are encouraged to apply for the Susanne A. Roschwalb Grant for International Study and Research, awarded annually by the Public Relations Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

The $250 grant is intended to offset a portion of the cost of travel associated with international study or research. Deadline for receipt of applications is June 8, 2012 for international study or research during the 2012-2013 academic year.

Contact:  Questions concerning the application process and completed applications should be sent to:

Weiwu Zhang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Public Relations
College of Mass Communication
MS 43082
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX 79409-3082
(W) 806-834-5967
Fax 806-742-1085

OR emailed to

Qualifications: Full-time undergraduate and graduate students majoring in or emphasizing public relations at four-year colleges and universities in the United States are eligible to apply.

To apply: Applicants must provide a one-page description of their intended international program of study or research, a letter of support from a full-time public relations faculty member, and the completed application form. Applications must be received by 5 p.m., June 8, 2012. For further inquiries, email



Title: The Fulbright Commission in Berlin’s — Berlin Capital Program 2012 for young American journalists and journalism from November 25 to December 2, 2012

Location: Berlin, Germany


Description: A grant provided by the Fulbright Commission covers program costs, round-trip transportation from the U.S. to Germany and back, health insurance coverage during the seminar and a per diem allowance for meals, lodging, and local travel. The program has been designed to foster transatlantic relations and to promote professional and academic networks between Germany and the U.S. It offers young U.S. journalists the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the political, economic and cultural environment in Germany/Europe with a special focus on the German media landscape and the role of media in politics and society. The program consists of an intensive series of seminars, presentations, and visits to important German media, and German political and cultural institutions. The program will be conducted in English.


Qualifications: Applicants must:

* have U.S. citizenship and a valid U.S.-American passport
* reside in the U.S.
* be a graduating senior or Masters degree student in the field of journalism or communication at a U.S. university,
OR be a young professional journalist, currently employed by U.S. media in the U.S., with fewer than 5 years of work experience in the field, and
* demonstrate relevant background and professional interests

To apply: The program description and the Application Form can be found on the Fulbright Commission in Berlin website at

Applications are welcome until June 6, 2012.