Population Reference Bureau is giving opportunities to women journalists under Women Edition- Africa Program, interested and eligible candidates can apply Women Edition-Africa Program 2019 for Women Journalists in Sub-Saharan Africa before deadline through http://www.prb.org/……………….
Women Edition-Africa Program 2019 is open for all women journalists, editors, reporters, and producers—to examine important topics related to women’s reproductive health and development, Women’s Edition offers a unique opportunity to become part of an international network of leading women journalists interested in women’s health and development,10 to 12 women journalists are selected from several low-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa to participate in a week long seminar and study tour, successful participants from this group will be invited to another seminar or study tour, when they will be joined by an equal number of women journalists from South Asia.
About the award
|Name of the Scholarship||Women Edition- Africa Program|
|Number of Scholarships||10 – 12|
|Education Qualification||influential editorial position|
|Nationality||women journalists of listed countries|
|Name of Origination||Population Reference Bureau|
|Period of Award||One week|
Women’s Edition offers opportunity seminar to the women journalists from several low-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa, annually 10-12 journalists are selected by the population reference bureau.
Fields of study
Weeklong seminar and study tour is offered in the fields of women’s health and development from several low income countries.
Value of award
Population Reference Bureau offers a scholarship which will cover all seminar expenses, including travel, lodging, and meals.
Eligibility criteria for Women Edition-Africa Program 2019
All the intrepid Women journalists who are interested to apply should possess the necessary requirements that is the candidate should be a resident of one of the USAID priority countries in Africa, and must hold an influential editorial position with a leading media outlet that has a large audience, such as a national or regional newspaper, magazine, or broadcast station,Freelancers and bloggers may apply but must provide a letter of support from a news organization indicating that it will publish or broadcast their work, and demonstrate interest in women’s health, development, and population issues and a commitment to covering these topics, should communicate comfortably and effectively in English during the seminars, though they may write or broadcast in any language
Women journalists from Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia are eligible to apply.
Application procedure to apply for Women Edition-Africa Program 2019
Applicants should submit a letter from managing editor or director in support of their participation in women’s edition, should participate in the seminars, must publish or produce at least one special report, a series of articles, a broadcast program, must send PRB copies of each report, series of articles or broadcast program, applicants should submit completely filled application form along with materials mentioned above to PRB.
Applications for the Women’s Edition is not yet open, interested and eligible countries can apply before deadline, for further information please visit official website at http://www.prb.org/