The Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research (C-NES) announced the CNES-Setu National Media Fellowship for 2006 on January 4, 2006; this is open to print journalists from the North-east. The fellowship carries an award of Rs. 75,000; the last date for receipt of applications is March 15, 2006 and the announcement of the winner would be made on March 15, 2006. Those interested are urged to apply soon.
This year’s fellowship is for those from the region itself, in an effort to give them opportunities to study issues of concern outside the North-east. They are to travel outside of the region for their projects.
The issues include floods and disaster management, gender and governance, the Right to Information and increasing domestic violence. Specific regions have been assigned for particular topics.
More details can be obtained at C-NES offices at Guwahati and New Delhi: C/O RGVN, 8th By lane, Rajgarh Road, Guwahati 781003 tel. 0361-2528652. Project manager: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com) or to the Managing Trustee, C-NES, D6, 6143/3 Vasant Kunj, New Delhi 110070 tel. 011-26121426 email: firstname.lastname@example.org.