Deadline: 20 June 2016
University of Oxford is currently accepting applications for its 2016 Asfari Fellowship with an aim to improve the standard of the media landscape in the region whereby young reporters produce knowledge and generate debate to actively engage the citizens of the Levant (and international audiences) on finding solutions to the challenges faced by their societies.
Applicants are expected to
- act as ambassadors for their country while in the UK (demonstrate the ability to inform others about the situation in the region and provide alternative perspectives to the debate of prevalent issues)
- use enhanced skills and seek further avenues to better address audiences, locally, regionally and internationally
- attain the ability to influence the debate and people’s minds and perceptions
- continue to enhance their knowledge and practices through consultations with their RISJ network
- share their learning with colleagues and/or other media professionals and activists
- Journalists from Lebanon, Palestine and Syria are eligible.
- Applicants must have a minimum of five years’ experience working as a journalist in any specialism.
- Applicants must be able to demonstrate a level of English that allows you to participate fully in the programme and write a research paper of publishable quality.
- Applicants must be given priority if you’re proposing a research project within one of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism’s areas of focus.
How to Apply
Applicants must apply online via given website.
Eligible Countries: Lebanon, Palestine and Syria
For more information, please visit Asfari Fellowship.