Australia - India Council (AIC) has issued notification for the award of Young Media Fellowships for media professionals. AIC fellowships provide career development opportunities for young and energetic journalists from Print and TV media in India and expose them to the media condition in Australia. These fellowships are aimed at gaining richer experience of Australia and understanding the contemporary Australia. Following are other details:
The AIC will award three Fellowships in 2011. Under the Fellowships, AIC will grant a financial sum of AU $7,000 (approximately Rs. 3,15, 000) to cover international airfares, accommodation, domestic travel and other expenses in Australia. Those selected to the fellowships will have to spend three to four weeks in Australia. They will be involved in researching and writing stories for print and television media in India.
Interested candidates can download application forms from www.dfat.gov.au/aic OR www.india.highcommission.gov.au . Details of eligibility, selection method and application procedure are available on the above website. Last date to apply is 28 February 2011. Contact for details: Australia-India Council, C/- Australian High Commission, 1/50 G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi - 110 021. Telephone: 4139 9947.