Scholarships for South Asian in journalism at the University of
Westminster in UK has now opened applications for 2013 academic year.
School: University of Westminster/UK
December 2012 (midnight UK time)
Beneficiaries:Scholarships Open to students of India, Pakistan, Nepal and Bhutan
of awards offered:British
Government we are offering grants for 14 mid-career journalists from
-5 from Pakistan
-2 from Nepal
-1 from Bhutan
does it cover? Each
covers the following:
Living expenses for the duration of the
part of the course, the scholars will also undergo a two-week
internship with leading British media organizations.
Chevening Scholarships South Asia Journalism Programme is
an exclusive new scholarship programme for high-flying, mid-career
journalists. In its second year we are offering scholarship for 14 mid-career journalists from four South Asian countries.
Foreign and Commonwealth Office present this remarkable leadership
course for future media leaders and opinion formers from India,
Pakistan, Bhutan and Nepal.
‘Good governance in a changing world: challenges to the media,
politics and accountability’, the course is organized by the
prestigious Department of Journalism and Mass Communication
at the University of Westminster, and will take place in London over
eight weeks in April and May 2013.
programme will enable fourteen exceptional candidates from India,
Pakistan, Bhutan and Nepal to be a part of an intensive learning
experience that will sharpen thinking and leadership skills.
South Asia Journalism Programme is open to Pakistani, Indian,
Nepalese and Bhutanese nationals. All other scholarships are open to
Indian nationals only.
is no age limit for the scholars.
applicants should be mid-career, high-flyers.
should have the ‘Chevening’ qualities of drive,
leadership potential, a commitment to change, talent for innovation
and creativity, and the ability to adapt to rapidly changing
should have the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities
necessary for leadership
Scholarships are for high-caliber graduates with the personal,
intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership.
You will need to demonstrate that you:
the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary for
motivated to develop your career in order to establish a position
of leadership in India within ten years of your scholarship
a clear post-scholarship plan, outlining your career objectives
and how you plan to achieve them
committed to networking to find global solutions
to networking within the Chevening community, via online
engagement and attending their events in the UK and
engaging with the Alumni network in your home country
able to use your studies and experience in the UK to benefit
yourself, India and the UK
capable of successfully undertaking and completing your proposed
course of study in the UK.
deadline for applications is 7 December 2012 (midnight UK time).
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