Centre for Excellence in Journalism - Workshops, Scholarships, and U.S. Internships

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Centre for Excellence in Journalism - Workshops, Scholarships, and U.S. Internships: The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Consulate General Karachi (PAS Karachi) is pleased to announce an open competition for an assistance award through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), contingent on funding availability, through the Public Diplomacy Grants Program. This opportunity provides funding to an organization to manage the below-mentioned programs that will be executed by the Centre for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ) at the Institute for Business Administration (IBA) to support scholarships, internships and journalism training workshops. The Centre for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ) offers Pakistan's only professionally-focused master's degree in journalism. The 1.5-year long Masters of Science in Journalism (MSJ) allows students to immerse themselves in all forms of journalism – digital, audio and video – and gain practical experience in a newsroom under the guidance of experienced instructors. This award will provide opportunities for CEJ students, including eight-week internships at U.S. media outlets in the final semester of their MSJ degree; partial scholarships (50% of tuition) to attend CEJ; and (3) thematic training led by specialists and professional journalists from the U.S. who will be brought to CEJ to lead the workshops.
Federal Grant Title: Centre for Excellence in Journalism - Workshops, Scholarships, and U.S. Internships
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs (DOS-SA)
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SCAISB-19-010-03092019
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.501
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 9th, 2019
Original Application Deadline: May 9th, 2019
Posted Date: March 9th, 2019
Creation Date: March 9th, 2019
Archive Date: June 8th, 2019
Total Program Funding: $370,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $370,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $300,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: March 8th, 2019
Category Explanation
Public Diplomacy
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Submissions are encouraged from U.S. and Pakistani registered not-for-profit, civil society / nongovernmental organizations, and educational institutions. Applicants are expected to document prior programming experience if selected under this NOFO, and a copy of the organization's registration must accompany the proposal. U.S.-based non-profit organizations must provide a copy of their IRS determination letter. Pakistan-based non-profit organizations must submit a copy of their certificate of registration from the appropriate government organization.
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