The Study Foundation of the Süddeutsche Zeitung awards scholarships to talented journalists in the print media. The scholarship is paid monthly over a period of two semesters. The precise amount of funding is not known.
The promotion is aimed at students who have already worked in the field of journalism. Supported can be the deepening of knowledge in a self-selected specialised field or a training at a journalism school. At the time of application candidates must have already completed their undergraduate studies. The applicants must explain in writing their financial need.