New Iberoamerican Journalism Foundation – FNPI- and the Ministry of Culture of Colombia funded Fellowship in the field of Cultural Journalism( Music, Popular Culture and Literature), 2012 Colombia
Study Subject(s):Cultural journalism( Music, Popular Culture and Literature)
Scholarship Provider: New Iberoamerican Journalism Foundation – FNPI- and the Ministry of Culture of Colombia
Scholarship can be taken at: Colombia
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The sessions will be held in English, which requires that all participants have a working knowledge of the language. Applicants must fill out the registration form through the FNPI system and attach:
•An autobiography, between 400 and 800 words (in English, Spanish or Portuguese), stressing both journalistic experience in the cultural field (music or literature according to the module chosen) and reasons for wanting to attend the fellowship. With this text we want to evaluate your narrative skills and your ability to construct a engaging reportage. Try your best! This essay is the most important criterion for selection and should be prepared prior to completing the form online. Conventional resumes will not be taken into account.
•A letter of support that certifies employment with the media for which you work. In the case of freelancers, we require certification from the media that you have published there during the previous six months. In both instances, the letter must specify that the media is committed to publishing the articles you produce during the fellowship, as long as they comply with their editorial politics
•A piece of reportage or other article of your authorship that has been published in the past year. This text must focus on either music or literature depending on the module chosen by the applicant.
Scholarship Open for International Students: No
Scholarship Description: The Gabriel García Márquez Fellowship in Cultural Journalism will be divided into three modules: Music, Popular Culture and Literature. All modules will be coordinated by FNPI teacher Héctor Feliciano and the American journalist Jonathan Levi. In addition, each module will include guest experts, both national and international. A total of 20 journalists will be selected and split in two groups of 10. During the first week, the first group will work on the music module. During the third week, the second group will work on the literature module. During the second week, both groups will work together on the popular culture module.
How to Apply: Online
To register for The Gabriel García Márquez Fellowship in Cultural Journalism, please follow the steps listed below:
1. Go to the top of this page where you will find a box to login (Iniciar Sesión)
2. Sign in with your email and password. If you do not have an account. you must complete the registration data
3. Click on “Postularse” (Apply).
4. Fill out the form displayed and attach the required documents mentioned in Requirements for Application.
5. Click on Send. If you have questions about the registration process.
Scholarship Application Deadline: October 2, 2012