Asia Journalism Fellowship 2012 at Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Singapore

The Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information is one of the leading schools of its kind in Asia. It has an enrollment of around 1,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in fields such as journalism, public relations and knowledge management. Its more than 40 full-time faculty are engaged in diverse research, ranging from media law and censorship, public opinion and health communication, to video game culture and Asian film.

-Applicants should have at least five years of full-time working experience as journalists (not including as student journalists) and possess potential for leadership and management within the profession or organisation. -Applicants should be residing in Asia. -Preference is given to those working for Asian media organisations. -Applicants can be working in any medium — print, radio, television or online. Journalists working in non-English media are welcome to apply, but must show proficiency in English through a telephone interview, as English is the working language of the programme. -Applications from journalists in full-time positions must be accompanied by a letter of support from employers, stating that the applicant would be released for the full period of the fellowship, from 25 February to 20 May 2012. -Freelancers are welcome to apply if they are primarily engaged in news or current affairs journalism.

Scholarship Deadline: 14 October 2011

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