Asian College of Journalism Scholarships Programme 2011 | SAF-Madanjeet Singh Scholarships for the Class of 2011
SAF-Madanjeet Singh Scholarships for the Class of 2011
The SAF-Madanjeet Singh scholarship for the one year postgraduate course at the Asian College of Journalism covers eight countries, viz: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Two scholarships – one for a male and another for a female candidate – are available for each country. The scholarship covers: (a) Tuition fees, (b) Economy air travel from the scholar’s place of residence within SAARC to Chennai and back, (c) Accommodation costs, on a room sharing basis, for the duration of the course in Chennai from July 2010 to May 10, 2011, (d) Food expenses covering breakfast, lunch and dinner at the ACJ canteen.
The tuition fees are as follows:
|Streams offered||Tuition fees|
|New Media||INR 2,50,000|
Eligibility: Candidates should have cleared an undergraduate course in any discipline. Equivalent course in different SAARC countries would also be considered on a case by case basis. They must be proficient in English since all instruction and assignments at ACJ are in English.
Selection Procedure: Advertisements for admission to the ACJ each year are published in leading national dailies and on the SAF and ACJ web sites in early March. The ACJ holds a written test in many centres in India to assess the applicants’ English language competence and General Knowledge. Candidates from India shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the test are called for an interview at Chennai, after which the final admission list is drawn up.
Seats for SAF scholarships: For the Class of 2011 the quota of seats being reserved for the SAF-Madanjeet Singh scholars in each stream is as follows:
|upto 8 seats|
|Televison||upto 2 seats|
|Radio||upto 4 seats|
|New Media||upto 8 seats|
(The allocation is made allowing for flexibility of choice for SAF-Madanjeet Singh scholars in keeping with their stream preference and scholarship coverage considerations.)
For further details or clarifications please contact:
Asian College of Journalism
Second Main Road
(Behind M.S Swaminathan Research Foundation)
Chennai – 600 113
Tel: 91-44-22542840 / 22542842 – 47