Deadline: 24 January 2016
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The fellowships are being offered by Panos South Asia as a part of a Swiss Development and Cooperation (SDC) project for encouraging dialogue and discussion on migrant labour issues among concerned stakeholders, including migrant labourers, trade unions, and governments of labour-sending and labour-receiving countries.
The fellows will also have the opportunity to participate in an orientation workshop in the last week of February 2016 in Kathmandu, Nepal and first-hand experience trip to select destination countries that will link them with individuals and institutions from these neighbouring countries and understand migrant-related issues from a South Asian perspective. The fellowship also offers an opportunity of being mentored by experienced editors.
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What the Fellowship Covers?
All expenses related to travel and accommodation to Kathmandu and labour destination countries would be covered by PSA. Stipend will be provided for in-country research.
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- Applications are invited from print, television, radio and web journalists writing/reporting on migrant labour issues from Bangladesh, Nepal, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
- The fellowship will support writing/reporting stories on migrant labour from the region and labour-receiving countries.
- Applicants should have a strong motivation for working on migrant labour issues in South Asia.
- Preference would be given to journalists who contribute to media outside their home country.
- Each journalist will have to file five stories and a small stipend for in-country research would be provided.
How to Apply
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The application, by email, would need to include the following:
- A cover letter, in which the applicant explains his/her motivation for applying for the fellowship, and how he/she would use the fellowship to build on previous experience.
- A detailed CV with the names and contact details of two referees.
- Copies of two stories published on migrant labour issues. TV/radio/web journalists can also provide the link of the programme or website.
- A copy of a scanned letter from the editor of the applicant’s publication, TV or radio channel supporting the application. Free-lancers are required to furnish a similar letter from the editor of the media outlet they wish to contribute their stories to.
Note: Please write ‘Application for the Media Fellowships on Migrant Labour 2016’ in the subject line of your e-mail application.
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Only successful applicants will be contacted.
For more information, please visit, South Asia Call for Applications 2016.