Media Fellowship by Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada

Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada is accepting applications for the Media Fellowship program. Eligible candidates must be the citizens of Canada who already have minimum two years working in media compony. Fellows will take the program at universities and research institutes in Asia.

Scholarship Description
The Media Fellowship program of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, supported in part by Cathay Pacific Airways, offers up-and-coming and established journalists the opportunity to spend time in Asia researching and preparing stories. The program aims to help Canadian journalists become better informed about this dynamic part of the world in order to write and broadcast insightfully on Asia and the Canada-Asia relationship.

Award Value
The Foundation will award two fellowships in 2019-20, each valued at up to C$10,000 for in-country travel and expenses, and coverage of trans-Pacific travel with support in part from Cathay Pacific Airways.

Level and Area of Studies
Non-degree program in journalism fields with theme that related to Canada-Asia relationship.

Place of Study
The study will be taken at Universities and research institutes in Asia.

Eligibility and Criteria
The Media Fellowship program is open to any journalist who is a citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada, employed by a Canadian magazine, newspaper, news service, business publication, radio, television station, new media or multimedia outlet as a reporter, feature writer, columnist or as a freelancer. Applicants must have at least two years experience in their field and have an established history of publication in Canadian news media. Previous recipients have ranged from veteran reporters to promising journalists. Recipients of Media Fellowship awards from APF Canada are not eligible to apply until three years after their previous award.

Applicants’ Nationality
Only the citizens of Canada are invited to apply this fellowship.

Application Instruction
Applications and questions may be emailed to: michael.roberts@asiapacific.ca or mailed to:
Communications Manager
Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
900-675 West Hastings St.
Vancouver, B.C.
V6B 1N2

Submission Deadline
26 April 2019.

Website and Application Link

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