National Media Awards Programme, 2018--Call for Applications

IN Opportunities | 28/11/2017
The National Foundation for India invites applications for its National Media Awards Programme, 2018. Under the programme, ten to twelve awards of Rs, 125,000/- are awarded to print and photo journalist each year.
The National Foundation for India invites application for its National Media Awards Programme, 2018.  The award is for young, mid-career journalists  and will allow them to publish and research articles /photo-essays on issues of national concern, which though important, do not receive adequate media attention.  The award supports the pursuit of in-depth, creative field research on these concerns and writing about them with adequate evidence.

Under the programme, ten to twelve awards of Rs, 125,000/- are awarded to print and photo journalist each year. The award programme is now in its twenty third year and so far around 230 journalists from across the country have been awarded under the programme. The foundation encourages proposals on a broad range of socially relevant issues.   

The attached brochure has details about specific thematic awards and application process.
 
Please send in the completed applications to mini@nfi.org.in  by 30th December 2017. For any queries, please contact Mini on 011-24641864/65 (Ext: 20)
 
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