Index Freedom of Expression Awards Fellowship in the United Kingdom

Index is currently accepting applications for the Freedom of Expression Awards Fellowship. This program is open to individuals or organization from all over the world. The fellowship is categorized in four types; Digital Activism, art, journalism and campaigning. The application deadline is 17 September 2018.

Program Description
Index helps fellows build key partnerships, troubleshoot and receive expert support in multiple areas including personal safety, finance, PR and mental health. Fellows work with Index and partners to identify and realise key strategic goals. Index promotes news and regional developments through our magazine, website and social media.

Award Value
Fellows receive 12 months of direct assistance, starting with an all-expenses-paid training week in London in April 2018.

Level and Area of Studies
Non – degree program in journalism, art and other circumstance.

Place of Study
In the United Kingdom.

Eligibility and Criteria
Each fellowship category has own requirements as follow:

  • Arts: for artists and arts producers whose work challenges repression and injustice and celebrates artistic free expression
  • Campaigning: for activists and campaigners who have had a marked impact in fighting censorship and promoting freedom of expression
  • Digital Activism: for innovative uses of technology to circumvent censorship and enable free and independent exchange of information
  • Journalism: for courageous, high-impact and determined journalism that exposes censorship and threats to free expression

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no citizenship requirement.

Application Instruction
Please go to the link below to apply this Freedom of Expression Awards Fellowship.

Submission Deadline
17 September 2018.

Website and Application Link