Scholarship/Fellowship Opportunities

World Press Institute fellowship
Journalists who live outside the United States can apply for a fellowship.
The World Press Institute (WPI) is offering four-month fellowships for experienced journalists hoping to improve their understanding of American journalism.
The program aims to expose fellows to working conditions in the U.S. media. They are required to report on a variety of social issues to see how U.S. institutions respond to different social concerns.
The 2013 fellowship will begin August 9. Participants will spend three weeks in Minnesota, travel across the United States for five weeks, then return to Minnesota for the last week of the program, which concludes October 11.
Applicants must have demonstrated leadership potential, five years of full-time news experience and fluency in English. Freelancers are eligible.
Applications may be submitted between December 1, 2012 and January 31, 2013
For more information click: http://worldpressinstitute.org/apply.htm
 
Journalism fellowships at Oxford
Midcareer journalists can apply for a fellowship at Oxford University.
The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism seeks applicants for its research fellowship program of either three, six or nine months.
Fellows will complete an academic paper roughly 10,000 words in length, with preference given to projects within the institute's areas of focus - the business of journalism, the evolving practice of journalism and relationships between journalism and accountability.
Applicants with at least five years' journalism experience and strong English skills should submit a resume, personal statement, project proposal, references and work samples.
The deadline is January 31, 2013
For more information click: http://reutersinstitute.politics.ox.ac.uk/fellowships/alumni-news/news-item/article/journalism-fellowships-at-risj-ap.html
 
Rajiv Gandhi Center Scholarships at Imperial College UK
Rajiv Gandhi Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship funded MBA Scholarships for Indian Students at Imperial College Business School in UK
Study Subjects: Business management.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing master’s degree level.
Scholarship Provider: Rajiv Gandhi Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Eligibility: -To apply for a scholarship you must have an offer of a place on the Imperial MBA and a minimum GMAT score of 650. GMAT is one criterion among others, including interest, experience and capabilities in the designated research areas.
-You should also be an Indian citizen (non-UK resident) intending to return to India post study.
Do submit your applications till 30 June 2013.
Further Scholarship Information and Application: http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/business-school/programmes/imperial-mba/admissions/feesandfunding/scholarships#rgc
 
ODI Fellowship for Developing Countries
The Overseas Development Institute offers Postgraduate Fellowship Scheme for the Students of Developing Countries in the field of Economics in Africa 2013/15
Study Subjects: Innovation Economics and related subject.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing postgraduate degree level.
Scholarship Provider: Department for International Development (DFID) in the UK,  AusAID and the World Bank Trust Fund, AusAID, the Commonwealth and governments of the Scheme’s member countries and their trust funds.
Eligibility:
-Degree in economics or a related field -Postgraduate degree qualification -Ability to commit to a two-year assignment -- demonstrable interest in development – relevant work or voluntary experience -language competence for some posts (especially French, Portuguese or Swahili) – strong IT skills.
Duration of award(s): Fellowship is offered for two years.
Scholarship Application Deadline: 17 December 2012. 
Further Scholarship Information and Application click: http://www.odi.org.uk/fellowship-scheme

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