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Chevening South Asia Journalism Fellowship 2016

Chevening South Asia Journalism Fellowship 2016-17

Applications are invited for Chevening South Asia Journalism Fellowship Programme from mid-career journalists from the South Asian region.
Fellows will participate in seven weeks of lectures, visits, and discussions that introduce them to key UK academics, media and political figures in the field
They will also spend time meeting their peers in some of the UK’s top media organisations, as well as running a symposium on a topic of their choice in the final week

Study Subject(s): Fellows will undertake a bespoke programme titled ‘Good Governance in a Changing World: the Media, Politics and Society’

Course Level: This is an eight week fellowship programme based at the University of Westminster


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To be eligible for a Chevening South Asia Journalism Fellowship, you must:
Be a citizen of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, or the Maldives. You must not hold British nationality
Have at least seven years’ work experience prior to applying
Be a mid-career journalist working in the political or economic sectors in one of the above mentioned countries
Have a postgraduate level qualification (or equivalent professional training or experience in a relevant area) at the time of application
Agree to adhere to all relevant guidelines and expectations for the programme

Each fellowship includes

-Full programme fees
-Living expenses for the duration of the fellowship
-Return economy flight from your country of residence to the UK

How to Apply for Chevening South Asia Journalism Fellowship 2016

Applicants for this fellowship award will need to submit their application via the Chevening online application system. Prior to applying please, ensure you have the following ready:
-Two references to be provided in a letter format and written in English
-Valid passport
-University transcripts (undergraduate, postgraduate)
Please note that only documents in PDF or JPG format can be uploaded and cannot be over 5MB in size

Important Dates

The application deadline is 16th October 2016