Deadline:

17 September 2018

Location:

London, UK

(Award)

Description

Freedom of Expression Awards Fellowship

Winners of the Freedom of Expression Awards Fellowship receive 12 months of capacity building, coaching and strategic support. Through the fellowships, Index seeks to maximise the impact and sustainability of voices at the forefront of pushing back censorship worldwide.

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Every year, Index attracts a diverse field of strong public nominations from across the world. 16 candidates are selected as the annual Freedom of Expression Awards shortlist.Finally, four of the most remarkable candidates are chosen by an independent panel of judges.

Timeline:

25 JUN – 17 SEP 2018: NOMINATIONS

DEC 2018: JUDGING PANEL

JAN 2019: SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED

1-5 APR 2019: AWARDS FELLOWSHIP WEEK

4 APR 2019: AWARDS GALA

APR 2019 – MAR 2020: AWARDS FELLOWSHIP

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Arts
  • Campaigning
  • Digital Activism
  • Journalism

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

12 months ( 1 Year)

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

What we look for in selecting Awards Fellows:

1-Timeliness

A significant contribution within the past 12 months.

2-Resilience

Courage to speak out, persisting in the face of adversity.

3-Innovation

Creative ways of promoting free expression or circumventing censorship.

4-Impact

Evidence of shifting perceptions, influencing public or government opinion, contributing to legislative change.

5-Need

Those cases where the 2018 Awards Fellowship can potentially add the most value.

Opportunity Cost

(Award)

  • Fellows receive 12 months of direct assistance, starting with an all-expenses-paid training week in London in April 2018.
  • Index helps fellows build key partnerships, troubleshoot and receive expert support in multiple areas including personal safety, finance, PR and mental health.
  • Fellows work with Index and partners to identify and realise key strategic goals.
  • Index promotes news and regional developments through our magazine, website and social media.
  • Fellows become part of a supportive community of free expression champions worldwide.

How to Apply

First Step: 

  • Fill in your personal information

Second Step:

  • Choose your specialization
  • Answer the required questions

Third Step:

  • Submit your nomination

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This Scholarship Published by:
Alaa Faramawy/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Norhan Bekheet/ Egypt

Ahmed Sakr / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team