Jefferson Fellowships Program for Journalists

The East-West Center is accepting applications for the Spring 2010 Jefferson Fellowships for Journalists, a three-week seminar and travel program for journalists from the United States and Asia Pacific. The theme is “Reporting New Realities: Beyond the Economic Crisis” with travel to Honolulu, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Jakarta. The application deadline is Wednesday, January 27, 2010.

The Jefferson Fellowships provide an excellent opportunity for journalists to broaden their knowledge of regional issues and to engage in dialogue with colleagues from across Asia and the U.S. In addition to the dialogue program in Honolulu and study tour travel in Asia, this special Spring 2010 program also provides an opportunity to network with hundreds of regional journalists, high level newsmakers and regional experts at the East-West Center’s 2nd International Media Conference in Hong Kong from April 25-28 and to cover the opening of the World Expo on May 1 in Shanghai.

Dates: April 17-May 9, 2010

Theme: Reporting New Realities: Beyond the Economic Crisis

Travel Destinations: Honolulu, Hawaii; Hong Kong SAR and Shanghai, China; Jakarta, Indonesia

Who Can Apply: Working print, broadcast, and on-line journalists in the United States, Asia and the Pacific Islands. Five years of experience preferred. English fluency required.

Funding: Airfare, lodging, per diem and most other program expenses are provided through a grant from The Freeman Foundation of Stowe, Vermont. Participants are responsible for all applicable visa fees and any additional visa-related expenses.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, January 27, 2010.

Information and applications: For more information about the program and how to apply, please visit:


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