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Data Communication YearLong Fellowship at ForSet in Georgia, Tbilisi, 2019

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The Data Communication Fellowship is a 1- year long program during which the fellows will advance their skills in data collection, data analysis, data storytelling, designing with data, etc.

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They will be responsible for researching, writing, designing, and publishing 4 data stories under the guidance of ForSet. Each fellow will be assigned a mentor from the ForSet team that will help them through the process of developing their data stories.

ForSet is located in Tbilisi, Georgia and is a socially-driven creative enterprise specializing in data communications using design and technology. We do storytelling, advocacy campaigns, educational programs, community building, and open-source tools. ForSet has an experienced team with diverse skills that creates innovative products in Georgia and internationally

  • Applications Deadline: September 10, 2018
  • Course Level: Fellowship is available for middle carrier professionals, journalist, communications specialist, or civic activist who has experience in working with data.
  • Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded in the fields of Data Communication, Data Storytelling.
  • Award: The program will cover the fellow’s travel costs to and from Tbilisi in addition to providing each fellow a stipend to cover accommodation and other living costs in Tbilisi.
  • Nationality: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan
  • Number of Awards: Six fellowships are available.
  • The award can be taken in: Georgia, Tbilisi

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan

Entrance Requirements: 

– reside and work in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, the Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, or Uzbekistan;

– are a journalist, communications specialist, activist, designer, or coder actively involved in media work or social activism

– have demonstrable capacity in data analysis, data journalism, and/or digital communications

– are fluent in written and spoken English

– will be available to spend 3 weeks in Tbilisi from October 29 – November 18, 2018

– will be available to spend another 3 weeks in Tbilisi in March 2019 (exact dates to be determined)

– are able to participate in an online mentorship program and other activities (meetups, webinars, conference calls)

– are open and willing to get involved in cross-country collaboration and reporting

– have no political party or religious organization affiliation

English Language Requirements: Fluent in written and spoken English/

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Application form should be filled by the deadline, September 10, 2018.

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