Thursday, June 28, 2012

Apply: Fellowship on “The Role of Media in the current Anti-corruption Movements”


Institute for Research and Documentation in Social Sciences (IRDS), a Lucknow based Civil society shall be bestowing a 6 month Fellowship on “The Role of Media in the current Anti-corruption Movements”. The total amount of honorarium shall be Rs. 25,000 given in three slots of Rs. ten, five and ten thousand. Last Date 29 June, 2012
Details regarding this Fellowship-
1. The period of fellowship shall be from 01 July 2012 to 31 December 2012
2. The first honorarium shall be provided on 15 July 2012, second on 15 October 2012 and third on 15 January 2013
3. There shall be no minimum Educational qualification nor any minimum or maximum age limit for the fellowship.
4. The language of fellowship can be Hindi or English
5. The selected Fellow shall have to present a Progress Report on the first date of every month.
6. The selected fellow shall present an Interim Report on 01 October 2012 after which the next honorarium shall be provided.
7. The Fellow will have to present a detailed Final Report on 31 December 2012 after which the final honorarium shall be given. This Report shall not be less than Twenty Five thousand words (25,000 words). The suggested format of the Report shall be as follows-
(a) Introduction
(b) The Internal and External characteristics of the current Anti-corruption Movements
(c) The power of Media to affect people’s perception
(d) The role of Media in these movements- (i) Positive aspects (ii) Negative aspects
(This analysis shall be presented separately for the Electronic and Print Media)
(e) Role of Media in Anti-corruption Movements- Conclusion
(f) Suggestions/Recommendations for the Media 
(g) Suggestions/Recommendations for the Anti-corruption Movements


The selected Fellow can remain in contact with us through email or through Phone. In case they feel necessary, they may contact us at 5/426, Viram Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow- 226010. The name of the person selected for Fellowship shall be announced on 30 June.


Those interested in this fellowship may send their Expression of Interest along with a Concept paper (Synopsis) and the required Bio data latest by 29 June (midnight) at irdslucknow@gmail.com or amitabhthakurlko@gmail.com or nutanthakurlko@gmail.com. They may contact us at 94155-34525 for any further details.


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