PRESS RELEASE: Panos South Asia invites print journalists from India to apply for a fellowship to research Dalit women’s health and human rights. The fellowship runs from May 2007 to March 2008. Selected Fellows will be provided editorial suport by a panel of exeprts. They will also be awarded a grant of Rs 45,000 plus travel expenses.
Based on their investigative work, selected Fellows must produce: at least five 1,000-word articles to be published before December ’07, one 5,000-word in-depth report, which may be edited and included in a book to be published later by Panos. (Panos is an independent non-profit organisation specialising in information and communication.)
Applicants must submit the following not later than 10 April 2007: curriculum vitae; at least three samples of published work on health/development; a 500-word write-up explaining why the applicant should be considered for the fellowship; two references from persons who are known to the applicant professionally.
Journalists writing in Indian languages are encouraged to apply. However, the CV and the write-up should be in English and at least one sample of the applicant’s work must be translated into English.
Email all relevant documentation to firstname.lastname@example.org or send it to Panos Institute, 2nd floor, D-302, Defence Colony, New Delhi 110024. Applications should be marked, “Media Fellowships on Dalit Women’s Health”.
Panos is an independent non-profit organisation specialising in information and communication.