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IDRC Journalism Award

Deadline: May 1, annually

Eligibility: This award is open to Canadian citizens or permanent residents who are employed by a daily newspaper, news agency, a radio or television station, or work as freelance journalists. Applicants must also have a minimum 3 years experience as a journalist.

Value: The opportunity to carry out a program of research under the guidance and sponsorship of the IDRC and the Gemini News Service in London, England. Justifiable field and research expenses up to a maximum of $40,000 CAD will be covered for the winning journalist. One award will be granted annually.

International Development Research Centre
250 Albert St.
Ottawa, ON K1P 6M1
Phone: 613-236-6163 x2098
FAX: 613-563-0815
E-Mail: cta@idrc.ca
Website: http://www.idrc.ca/awards

Description: Established in 1983, this award is given by IDRC to permit research by a Canadian journalist into issues related to international development, giving them the opportunity to become familiar with the concerns and priorities of the South.

Further Details: Contact the IDRC or check the website for details regarding the application procedure. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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