Fellowship for reporting on violence, conflict open
Mid-career journalists who want to deepen their knowledge of trauma and improve coverage of violence, conflict and tragedy can apply for a fellowship.
Each year, the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, a project of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, selects 10-15 journalists as Dart Center Ochberg Fellows.
Fellows attend an intensive weeklong program of seminars and discussions held at Columbia University in New York City. Program activities include background briefings by prominent interdisciplinary experts in the trauma and mental health fields; conversations with journalist colleagues on issues of ethics, craft and other aspects of professional practice; and a host of other opportunities for intellectual engagement and peer learning.
Online applications are now being accepted for the 2012 fellowship program to be held October 22 - 26. The application deadline is July 20, 2012
For details click: http://dartcenter.org/node/add/ochberg-application
ABC News launches journalism fellowship
Journalists selected for the newly launched ABC News Fellowship Program will work with several broadcasts, departments and platforms while mastering the editorial, production, newsgathering and on-air reporting skills essential to broadcast journalism.
Fellows will develop news stories, work in the field and in the studio on broadcast production, write news stories, shoot and edit video and refine research skills under the mentorship of an industry leading professional.
Preferred qualifications include at least two years of journalism experience, a proven interest in broadcast, Spanish proficiency and shooting/editing experience.
Participants from a variety of racial, ethnic, socio-economic and geographic backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The fellowship will begin July 2.
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Humphrey Fellowship for Professionals from Developing Countries
The Humphrey Fellowship Program is for mid-career professionals from developing countries to visit the United States for strengthening their leadership skills through a mutual exchange of knowledge and understanding about issues of common concern in the US and Fellows’ home countries.
The Fellowship offers valuable opportunities for professional development through selected university courses, attending conferences, networking, and practical work experiences.
The fellowships are awarded to mid-career professionals in the following fields:
* Agricultural and Rural Dev
* Economic Development
* Educational Administration,
Planning and Policy
* Finance and Banking
* Higher Education Administration
* HIV/AIDS Policy and Prevention
* Human Resource Management
* Law and Human Rights
* Natural Resources, Environmental Policy, and Climate Change
* Public Health Policy and Management
* Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration
* Substance Abuse Education,
Treatment and Prevention
* Teaching of English as a
* Technology Policy and Management
* Trafficking in Persons Policy
* Urban and Regional Planning
Candidates from various countries across Sub-Saharan Africa, Europe, Middle East and North Africa, East Asia and Pacific, South and Central Asia and the Western Hemisphere can apply.
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Japan Intl Award for Young Agricultural Researchers 2012
The award is promoted by Japan for the benefit of developing countries. It covers all areas of researches on agriculture, forestry, fisheries and industries, including the food sector for developing countries. Basic research and socioeconomic fields are also covered.
Winners will receive a testimonial from the Chairman of the Selection Committee. They will also receive an incentive of US$5,000 each from Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS), and will be invited to Japan for the Awarding Ceremony to present their research results.
Deadline for submission of application: June 29, 2012.
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UNESCO Chair Intl Leadership Training Programme
In collaboration with the Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand and sponsored by the Newman’s Own Foundation, the UNESCO Chair International Leadership Training Programme is organizing the Asia Regional Forum in Thailand from November 1-10, 2012 for “Empowering Young Leaders to Agents of Positive Change.”
The main objectives of the Forum is to:
* Involve young leaders in finding solutions to emerging human rights problems and nurture individuals to be effective leaders in the field of human rights.
* Participants at the conference should be individuals (ages 18-35) from all over the world who have been involved in some capacity in human rights work in their communities. During the Forum, various lectures, workshops and panel presentations are planned in areas such as grassroots organizing, building coalitions, effective communication, use of media for human rights education, and understanding of the processes and relevance of restorative justice. It is planned that discussions would be conducted under the rubric of the following principal areas: namely, poverty, education, health, conflict resolution and/or transformation, the rights and plight of children, refugees and war, hunger, HIV/AIDS, gender discrimination, peace education, environmental concerns, racism, xenophobia and other intolerances. Discussions of these topics should be informed by understanding of the principles outlined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and the Millennium Development Goals.
Application submission deadline is July 13, 2012.
For more information, visit: http://unescochair.uconn.edu/upspecialevents_Asia.htm
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) invites applications from the Indian as well as overseas nationals having Master’s degree in Agriculture and allied sciences for the ICAR International Fellowships (ICAR-Ifs) for the year 2012-13
The ICAR-Ifs are available for pursuing doctoral degree in agriculture and allied sciences, in the identified priority areas, to the Indian candidates for study abroad in the identified overseas and teaching capabilities and to overseas candidates for study in the best Indian Agricultural Universities (Aus) in the ICAR-Aus system
Fifteen Fellowships for a total duration of three years will be available
Detailed guidelines priority areas of study and application proforma are available on ICAR website www.icar.org.in
Application Submission: Application should be submitted on-line/by post (two hard copies/one soft copy on-line) to the Assistant Director General (EQR), Education Division, ICAR, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan-II, Pusa, New Delhi-110012
Last date for receipt of application in the ICAR is 30th June, 2012.
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