Applications for 2012 now open
Deadline: 5pm (Singapore time), Friday 14 October 2011.
Applicants should have at least five years of full-time working experience as journalists (not including as student journalists) and possess potential for leadership and management within the profession or organisation.
Applicants should be residing in Asia. Preference is given to those working for Asian media organisations.
Applicants can be working in any medium — print, radio, television or online.
Journalists working in non-English media are welcome to apply, but must show proficiency in English through a telephone interview, as English is the working language of the programme.
Applications from journalists in full-time positions must be accompanied by a letter of support from employers, stating that the applicant would be released for the full period of the fellowship, from 25 February to 20 May 2012. Freelancers are welcome to apply if they are primarily engaged in news or current affairs journalism.
How to Apply
Deadline for application
All the required documents must reach the Wee Kim Wee School no later than 5pm (Singapore Time), Friday 14th October 2011.
Your application is not complete until we receive all the following:
Completed application form. (Download Application Form)
Employer’s letter of support (not required for freelancers). (Download Sample Letter)
3 letters of recommendation. (Download instructions for referees)
3-5 samples of past work. Read the “Guidance” section on the last page of the Application Form for more details.
Sending your application
Send to firstname.lastname@example.org
Asia Journalism Fellowship
Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information
Nanyang Technological University
31 Nanyang Link
The application materials will be reviewed by a panel comprising academics from the Wee Kim Wee School and experienced journalists. Potential applicants may be contacted for a phone interview. Successful applicants will be notified by mid-November 2011. Only successful applicants will be contacted.