Trung tâm Đông Tây thông báo chương trình học bổng báo chí Jefferson 2010 dành cho các ứng viên khu vực Châu Á Thái Bình Dương và Mỹ. Chương trình năm nay có chủ đề “The Road to Energy Security: Paved with Efficiencies, Renewable Technologies and Investment”. Thời hạn nộp hồ sơ: 17/06/2010. Thông tin chi tiết như sau:
The Jefferson Fellowships program was launched in 1967 to enhance public understanding through the news media of cultures, issues and trends in the Asia Pacific region, broadly defined as Asia, the
Theme: The Road to Energy Security: Paved with Efficiencies, Renewable Technologies and Investment
Energy security is one of the most pressing challenges of our time, especially in light of its inextricable link to economic well-being and the environment. However, the uneven distribution of energy supplies among countries has led to significant vulnerabilities. Threats to energy security include the political instability of several energy producing countries, the manipulation of energy supplies, the competition over energy sources, attacks on supply infrastructure, as well as accidents and natural disasters. For these reasons, governments in nearly all the large consuming nations are now considering various domestic and foreign policy measures to increase energy efficiencies develop renewable technologies to scale and create a positive investment climate for industry.
Against this backdrop, the Fall 2010 Jefferson Fellowships program will look specifically at two of the largest users of energy, the
Program Dates: October 23 – November 13, 2010
Study Tour Destinations:
Who Can Apply: Working print, broadcast, and online journalists in the
Application Deadline: Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Funding: The Jefferson Fellowships are supported from a grant from The Freeman Foundation. The grant funds economy class, roundtrip airfare to and from
News organizations are also asked to support their employees’ participation by cost-sharing whenever possible. An “Employers Statement of Support” is a required part of the application. While financial assistance from the employer is not required, employers are encouraged to provide support to their Jefferson Fellows as a demonstration of their commitment to the program.
HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants must submit the Jefferson Fellowships application form and
A maximum three-page letter outlining your issues of interest, a brief description of your news organization, what you expect to accomplish if an award is granted and topics you propose to address in your paper and presentation at the
A letter of recommendation on official letterhead from your supervisor describing your suitability for the Fellowship and the benefit the organization hopes to derive from your participation in the program.
Names, addresses, phone/fax numbers and e-mail of three people who may be contacted by the Center as references. Two of these references should be people outside your news organization.
The “Employer’s Statement of Support” form completed by your employer (form is included in the 3-page application).
NOTE: Samples of your work are not required. If you wish to include samples, please do so via web links to articles.
Program and Application Downloads:
Application Instructions (1 page)
Application deadline is Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Incomplete or late applicants will not be considered.
Applications may be sent by e-mail, fax or post as follows:
Fax: 1-808-944-7600 (ATTN: Jefferson Fellowships)
If you have questions about the application process, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-808-944-7682