Are you a journalist based in Canada with a keen interest in Asia and its dynamic relationship with Canada? If so, the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) has a fantastic opportunity for you! The APF Canada is offering Media Fellowships for the year 2023, aimed at up-and-coming as well as established journalists who wish to enhance their knowledge and understanding of Asia.
The Media Fellowship program is part of APF Canada’s Research Grants Program, which is generously funded by an endowment established by the Government of Canada. The objective of these fellowships is to provide journalists with the chance to travel to Asia, conduct research, and prepare insightful stories. By doing so, they can contribute to a deeper understanding of Asia and its relationship with Canada through their journalistic work.
To be eligible for the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada Media Fellowships, you must meet the following criteria:
- Be a citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada.
- Be employed by one of the following: Canadian magazine, newspaper, news service, business publication, radio, television station, new media, or multimedia outlet in the capacity of a reporter, feature writer, columnist, or freelancer.
- Have at least two years of experience in the field of journalism and a track record of publication in Canadian news media.
- Individuals who have previously received a Media Fellowship award from APF Canada must wait for three years after their previous award before they can apply again.
The selected recipients of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada Media Fellowships will receive a budget of up to C$10,000. This funding covers travel expenses, accommodation, and in-country expenses related to the research and reporting trip to Asia. It is a partial funding opportunity that aims to support journalists in their pursuit of in-depth knowledge and insightful reporting on Asian affairs.
The deadline for submitting your application is 18th August 2023. Make sure to gather all the necessary documents and submit them before the specified date to be considered for this prestigious fellowship.
How to Apply:
If you meet the eligibility criteria and are excited about this opportunity, you can apply for the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada Media Fellowships 2023 through the official website. Prepare your application carefully and present a compelling case for why you should be selected as a Media Fellow.
This is your chance to broaden your horizons, explore Asia, and contribute to better-informed reporting on Canada-Asia relations. Don’t miss out on this valuable opportunity to make a difference in the field of journalism. Apply now and embark on a transformative journey through the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada Media Fellowships 2023!