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Scholarships available for Commonwealth journalists

Deadline:

1/31/09

Journalists from developing countries in the Commonwealth are invited to apply for a scholarship to study in London during the 2009-2010 academic year. Deadline: January 31.

The bursaries are offered by the Commonwealth Broadcasting Organization (CBA) for courses in international journalism at the City University or broadcasting at the University of Westminster.

Applicants must be full-time staff of CBA's member organizations. The application material must include six passport-sized photos, a 200-word statement of interest, two references, and one example of a recent work.

For more information and to download the application forms, visit http://www.cba.org.uk/training_and_bursaries/2008-9MABursaries.php

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Its a laudable inniative by

Its a laudable inniative by Common Wealth to give scholarships to journalists of developing nations I graduated in december 2008 with a GPA of 3.02 and have been on internship for ONE YEAR now with my national media CRTV ( Cameroon Radio and Television). Do I qualify for this scholarship? Amos Agbor from Cameroon

How can an individual be able

How can an individual be able to benefit from this training opportunities, am working with aprivate radio station and most of my trainings have been hands on so plis ineed to improve on my skils proffessioanlly

It is just so sad that I am

It is just so sad that I am not qualified to apply for this rare opportunity just because the company I work for is not one of CBA 's mmember organisations. Is there a ways some of these criteria for application can be improved upon to allow individual journalists to participate in future?

vivienne Irikefe