Thank you for your interest in the Bertha Challenge.
Applications open on 23 May 2022 and close on 26 June 2022 (23:59 UTC). Anyone meeting the selection criteria may apply. Please ensure you have read through the Bertha Challenge application web page in full before filling in this form.
You will be asked to upload a brief resume/ CV of no more than three pages and the signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) from your prospective host organization. The MoU can be found here. Please print this out, sign, scan and upload as a PDF.
A PDF with the application questions can be found here. This is for reference only - please use the form below to submit your application. As this is an online form, we advise you to also copy and paste your responses into a separate document in case you experience any connection issues.
Try to be as concise as possible with your answers. Where relevant, word limits are provided below the question.
Once you have submitted your application you should receive a copy of your answers via email. We recommend that you save a copy of this for your records. We will send a confirmation email within a week to acknowledge receipt of your application. Please check your spam folder if it does not appear in your inbox. If you have not received this email within a week of submitting your application, please send us a message using the email address below.
We will be in contact by 11 November 2022, to let you know whether we would like to invite you for an interview.
If you have any questions that aren't answered on the application page or the FAQs page, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
This is the Bertha Challenge application form for activists. If you are an investigative journalist, please use this application form.