Child Rights and You (CRY) invites applications for Media Fellowship

07 Apr,2015

By A Correspondent

 

Child Rights and You (CRY) has announced applications from journalists who are passionate about child rights and intend to explore various dimensions of children’s issues and violation of their rights. Four fellowships of Rs. 1 Lakh each will be awarded this year.

 

CRY believes in encouraging a community of journalists to advocate child right issues. The fellowship duration will be three months. The journalist would be required to research on a topic of his choice which must encapsulate an area of neglect or violation of the child right space. An interesting case study, new perspective and a breakthrough research idea makes for an ideal candidate for this fellowship. The area and topic of research will be the journalist’s prerogative.

 

The deadline for submitting the application for the fellowship is May 10, 2015 and the names of selected media fellows will be announced on CRY website in June 2015.

 

The candidate should be an Indian journalist, residing in India. Journalist should be associated with a media house and contributing to print or online medium. Applications must be submitted in preferably English or Hindi. The essential requirements for the application include a proposal of 1500-2000 words outlining the thematic area, the objective, geographical coverage, methodology, timeline and a detailed budget. Updated CV, and recent stories published are also to be shared. A written consent from the editor is a pre-requisite for the fellowship.

 

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