Apply for Uncovering Asia Fellowships and attend the Second Asian Investigative Journalism Conference in Nepal

Deadline: 15 May 2016

The Uncovering Asia Programme currently invites applications from the journalists from across Asia and around the world for the fellowships to travel to and attend its Second Asian Investigative Journalism Conference, in Kathmandu, Nepal (September 23-25, 2016).

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The three day conference brings together an extraordinary group of top investigative reporters, data journalists, and media law and security experts.

The conferences, held every two years, are well-known for focusing on hands-on, practical skills and training.

Eligibility Criteria

  • More than 30 fellowships are available both for established and young promising journalists with at least three years of experience who are eager to learn state-of-the-art methods and techniques and help us spread investigative journalism around the world.
  • Applicants should have demonstrated experience in investigative or data journalism.
  • Ten fellowships are reserved for data journalists. Another five fellowships are available for those engaged in cutting-edge investigative techniques and production; This includes use of 360 video, drones, sensors, and multimedia.
  • As part of the fellowship, after the Uncovering Asia Conference, grantees are expected to produce a story or give a presentation about the conference in their home countries to help spread investigative journalism worldwide.
  • Applicants must be able to communicate in and understand English, as this will be the main language of the conference.

How to Apply

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Applicants must submit an application form available on the website, in order to apply.

For more information, please visit Uncovering Asia Fellowships.

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