Applications are open for the 2018 IAWRT/FOKUS Scholarships for Studies or Training. Deadline is 13 May 2018.
One year scholarships are available to members from countries in the global South, who have commenced or want to start studies or training in journalism, mass communication, or related fields,
The total fund for scholarships 2018 is 7000 USD that will be divided among the successful applicants. Applicants must have been a paying member of IAWRT for the last 2 years and the area of study or training should benefit the activities of IAWRT International and/or the local IAWRT Chapter, as well as women in media.
Both short and long term training or study with accredited institutions may be supported. The area of study or training can be for professional development in areas such as journalism, media management, leadership, fundraising for media projects or other related subjects..
The 2017 recipients were Florence Dallu, a Kenyan journalist who was supported in pursuing a Masters degree in corporate communications and Carmine Amaro from South Africa, who received support for her studies in communications science as part of her Bachelor of Arts.
Full details and application form attached.