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2013 Pakistan-US Journalists Exchange

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS This program, now in its third year, is designed to increase and deepen public understanding of the two countries and their important relationship, one that is crucial to regional stability and the global war on terrorism. This study tour offers U.S. and Pakistan journalists an opportunity to gain on-the-ground insights and firsthand […]


U.S. Embassy Announces Open Applications for a Multi-Country Press Tour to NATO HQ

Islamabad, July 6, 2012: The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce open applications from print journalist for a Multi-Country Press Tour to NATO HQ, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) and Joint Forces Command (JFC) Naples, to promote understanding of NATO capabilities in NATO member and partner countries. This program will take place September 17-20, […]


ALFRED FRIENDLY PRESS FELLOWSHIPS INCLUDING THE DANIEL PEARL FELLOWSHIPS

**The application deadline for the 2013 program is August 1, 2012** In 2013, the Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships will be creating several specialized fellowships and working exclusively with partner institutions. We are only accepting applications from journalists at our partner media companies or Muslim journalists from the following countries who are eligible for the Daniel […]


PAK-AFGHAN TIES: Journalists exchange to foster peace

NEWS DESK: An exchange programme for young journalists from Pakistan and Afghanistan is being arranged by German political foundation Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES). Professional journalists aged between 18 and 32 with a minimum work experience of two years are invited to apply for the exchange programme. The deadline for applications is May 20, 2012. Applicants fulfilling the […]


Elahi announces insurance scheme for journalists

Asim Yasin ISLAMABAD: Senior Federal Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi on Thursday announced a comprehensive insurance package for the working journalists. “The working journalists throughout the country will be provided life and health insurance from the Workers Welfare Fund,” he said while speaking at a luncheon meeting with officer-bearers of the National Press Club and senior […]


Applications Invited for United Nations Journalism Fellowships

The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional journalists from developing countries for its 2012 fellowship programme. The application deadline is Wednesday, March 30, 2012. The fellowships are available to radio, television, print and web journalists, age 25 to 35, from developing countries who are interested in coming to New York […]


Kasbit announces scholarships programme for journalists

KARACHI: Khadim Ali Shah Bukhari Institute of Technology (Kasbit) on Monday announced 100 percent scholarship program for journalists intending to get higher education. It also announced 75 percent scholarship program for any family member of journalists in various courses. Besides, students who would be recommended by journalists can also get 10 percent scholarship on merit […]


Khushhali Bank and USAID extend scholarship programme’s outreach

PESHAWAR (March 26 2008): Khushhali Bank (KB) in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has expanded the outreach of the KB-USAID scholarship programme in Pakistan, as a result of which 34 additional scholarships worth Rs 6.4 million are being offered to students pursuing professional degrees at the Institute of Management Sciences, […]


PU to give Rs60m in scholarships

LAHORE, March 19: The Punjab University has decided to disburse Rs60 million scholarships among 5,000 students of the university this year. As many as 2,500 scholarships will be given to distinguished students and the remaining 2,500 to needy students. The university has also decided to enhance the scholarship amount for each student from Rs9,000 to […]


Rs 1.5 billion internship programme grounded

ISLAMABAD: The caretaker government has stopped the implementation of a Rs 1.5 billion programme launched by the Shaukat Aziz government to provide employment skills to youth on the grounds of its being an extra burden on the Centre, following the categorical refusal of the provinces to share the fiscal load, sources told The News on […]


=> KARACHI – Continuing its pursuit of acknowledging

KARACHI – Continuing its pursuit of acknowledging and honouring journalistic excellence in Pakistan and India, CNN International, the worldÂ’s leading 24-hour news channel, will host the fifth annual award ceremony of CNN Young Journalist Award (CNN YJA) on December 14. The awards will be given away at a gala ceremony in New Delhi. CNN YJA […]


=> KARACHI – Continuing its pursuit of acknowledging

KARACHI – Continuing its pursuit of acknowledging and honouring journalistic excellence in Pakistan and India, CNN International, the world’s leading 24-hour news channel, will host the fifth annual award ceremony of CNN Young Journalist Award (CNN YJA) on December 14. The awards will be given away at a gala ceremony in New Delhi. CNN YJA […]


Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships

From now until August 15, 2007, the Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships (AFPF) is accepting applications from print journalists for the 2008 program. Successful candidates will report for American news organizations from March-August, 2008. Since 1984, AFPF has provided training opportunities to approximately ten journalists annually. It is hoped that through such training, Fellows will learn […]


ALFRED FRIENDLY PRESS FELLOWSHIPS

ALFRED FRIENDLY PRESS FELLOWSHIPS 1616 H Street, NW, Third Floor, Washington, DC 20006 Phone: 202-737-4414 – Fax: 202-737-4416 Email: info@pressfellowships.org – Website: www.pressfellowships.org Dear Sir or Madam: From now until September 1, 2006, the Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships (AFPF) is accepting applications from print journalists for our 2007 program. Successful candidates will report for American […]