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Applications invited for GNRC media fellowship

Guwahati: Applications from competent reporter-journalists are invited for the 3rd GNRC media fellowship 2007-08 to study the healthcare scenario in Northeast India. The three-month long fellowship, conceived by Dr NC Borah, CMD of GNRC hospital and implemented with the help of Guwahati Press Club, is open to all mid-career journalists based in the region. The applicant must be a working journalist and have experiences for at least three years in any filed of print, visual or web journalism. The fellows will receive Rs 10,000 (ten thousand only) per month that would commence from December 1, 2007.

The number of fellows has been increased this time to five, where two seats will be reserved for journalists of other Northeastern states. Till date, seven journalists of Guwahati have successfully completed the GNRC media fellowship. The submitted reports of the fellows will be compiled in a book form, stated in release issued by the GPC secretary, Nava Thakuria.

Interests journalists are requested to send their applications with a brief CV, a proposal of around 500 words (narrating why he/she is interested to join the fellowship program) and a letter from the concerned editor (ensuring that he/she would arrange space for publication of the articles prepared by the fellows during the program) to the Secretary, Guwahati Press Club, Guwahati-781001 (ph. 0361 2630963) on or before October 20, 2007. No applicants will be entertained after the date, added in the statement.

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