Journalism scholarships for Dalit/Adivasi students

ACJ offers full scholarships for up to 4 Dalit students in the Class of 2010. The scholarships cover tuition fees, accommodation expenses and a living allowance per month. Aspiring candidates may apply and take the entrance test at one of the locations specified. ACJ will invite successful candidates for an interview at the college. ACJ will reimburse candidates shortlisted for the interview for a second class train fare from their places of residence to Chennai and back. Candidates seeking this scholarship must produce proof of their caste and economic status.
Graduates in any discipline and students awaiting their degree examination results are eligible to apply.

Selection is based on an entrance examination conducted at various centres in India and abroad in late May 2009 and a personal interview at the college in Chennai in mid June 2009.

A demand draft for INR 1000/- favouring ‘Media Development Foundation’ payable at Chennai must accompany your application. The last date for receipt of completed applications is April 30, 2009.

The course design and application form are available online at www.asianmedia.org.in (OR) www.asianmedia.org or at the Office of the Registrar, Asian College of Journalism, 124 Wallajah Road, Chennai-600 002, India. Telephone: +91-44-28418254/55, 28526227, 28526249

Feel free to direct queries regarding ACJ and the fellowships to krish.navayanaATgmail.com (Krish is an ACJ 2008 alumnus who is now an intern with Navayana.)

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