Courage in Journalism Awards for International Women Journalists in USA

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Courage in Journalism Awards for International Women Journalists in USA is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

The International Women’s Media Foundation offers Courage in Journalism  Awards for women journalists in USA  . Candidates should be full-time, part-time or freelance women working in print,  broadcast or online media in any country.Nominations may  be submitted in English, French, Spanish or Russian. Complete applications  should be sent online before March 1, 2013.

Study Subject(s): The IWMF’s mission is to strengthen  the role of women in the news media worldwide as means to further freedom of the  press. Course Level: Candidates for the Courage in  Journalism Awards can be full-time, part-time or freelance women reporters,  writers, editors, photographers or producers. Scholarship  Provider: IWMF Scholarship can be taken at:  USA

Eligibility: -Candidates must currently be full-time,  part-time or freelance women journalists working in print, broadcast or online  media in any country. -Candidates employed by organizations whose main  objective is not journalism will not be considered for this award.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The  International journalists can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: It takes courage to report the news  in many parts of the world. Each year, the International Women’s Media Foundation honors that courage and promotes the  importance of a free press with its Courage in Journalism Awards, the only  international awards that recognize the bravery of women journalists. Created in  1990, the IWMF’s Courage in Journalism Awards honor the courage of  international women journalists who show extraordinary strength of character and  integrity while reporting the news under difficult and dangerous circumstances.  The Courage Awards highlight the importance of freedom of the press  and the bravery required in many parts of the world to report the news.  Recipients of the Courage in Journalism Awards risk their lives to  report the news. Braving political pressure, war, violence and often threats to  their families and themselves, they unearth corruption and human rights abuses  and give voice to the victims of war and other atrocities.The Courage in  Journalism Awardshelp to turn a spotlight on the work of brave,  uncompromising journalists. They also help turn a harsh light on the countries  and conflicts in which those journalists work. In calling attention to both the  world’s conflicts and the women who cover them.

Number of awards offered: Awards ceremonies for  the Courage in Journalism Awards are held in October, when some  1,000 IWMF supporters gather in New York, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., to  honor three Courage Award winners and one Lifetime  Achievement Award winner.

Duration of award(s): The award is given each year.

What does it cover? IWMF offers a mantle of protection  to the awardees and encourages all journalists working in difficult and  challenging circumstances. The IWMF is not a funding organization and does not  give grants

Selection Criteria: Applications are selected on the basis  of: -Commitment to journalism as a profession and dedication to the highest  standards of truth in reporting. -Ability to show a consistent, continuing  body of work.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The complete nomination  must be submitted on or before March 1, 2013.

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Degree Level:

Courage in Journalism Awards for International Women Journalists in USA is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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