Wednesday, March 9, 2011

The Dag Hammarskjöld Scholarship Fund for Journalists 2011

2011 Fellowship Application and Requirements
APPLICATIONS DEADLINE: Wednesday, April 6, 2011 

Applicants must demonstrate an interest in and commitment to international affairs and to conveying a better understanding of the United Nations to their readers and audiences.

The Dag Hammarskjöld Journalism Fellowship is open to individuals who:
· Are native of one of the developing countries of Africa, Asia, South America or the Caribbean. For 2011 only, the Fund will not accept applications from the countries of the 2010 Fellows — Nepal, Peru, South Africa and Togo — in an effort to rotate recipient countries.
· Currently live in and write for a publication in a developing country.
· Are between the ages of 25 and 35. Have a good to excellent command of the English language since United Nations press conferences and many documents are in English only. Are currently employed full-time as professional journalists for bona fide print, television, radio or internet media organizations.
· Have approval from their media organizations to spend up to three months in New York reporting from the United Nations.
· Receive a commitment from their media organizations that the reports they file during the term of the Fellowship will be used.
· Are prepared technically to file their news stories over WIFI, whether broadcast or print.

Click HERE for the application in Word format

Click HERE for the application in PDF format

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