Author Topic: Fellowship for Developing Countries at Aspen Institute’s in USA, 2014  (Read 237 times)

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is funding fellowship for developing countries at Aspen Institute’s in USA. The fellowship offers a year-long program of media support, training, research and writing under the guidance of experienced mentors and trainers. All expenses related to the fellowship are paid, including certain media-related travel costs. Fellows must have a strong potential in writing and public speaking. Nominations close on November 20, 2013.

Study Subject(s): The program will help Fellows to sharpen their messages, elevate their stories, focus their media targets and communicate their insights across a variety of media platforms – illuminating crucial grassroots perspectives for a broad worldwide audience.

Course Level: This fellowship offers a year-long program of media support, training, research and writing under the guidance of experienced mentors and trainers.

Scholarship Provider: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility: Candidates from any developing country are welcomed. Fellows can be drawn from a variety of development disciplines, ranging from public health and education to poverty alleviation, agriculture, sanitation and community activism. Ideal candidates are experts in their fields who have a deep understanding of broad development challenges and a passion for communicating their views.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Applicants from any developing country are eligible for this fellowship.

Scholarship Description: The Aspen Institute’s New Voices Fellowship is a year-long media skills, communication and leadership program designed for standout development professionals from the developing world. Candidates for the Fellowship are expected to have both a record of significant professional achievement and a desire to share their perspectives on global development with a broader international audience. The Fellowship is open by nomination only.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): A year-long program of media support, training, research and writing under the guidance of experienced mentors and trainers.

What does it cover? While the fellowship is non-resident and not full-time, it does require a significant and sustained time commitment as fellows write opinion articles, participate in interviews with local and international media, and speak at international conferences. All expenses related to the fellowship are paid, including certain media-related travel costs.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is electronically or by post. Nominations, including a brief note explaining why the candidate would benefit from the program, should be sent to Fellowship Director Andrew Quinn at andrew.quinn-at-aspeninst.org or submitted on our “Nominations” page.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Nominations close on November 20, 2013.

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