Boehm Media Fellowship 2015 in Mexico

Deadline: 1 March 2015
Open to: journalists, storytellers, authors, bloggers, writers, editors, filmmakers, and other media experts
Fellowship: $3,200.00 scholarship (fellow pays $750.00 registration for 5-day program, accommodations and meals).

Description

The purpose of the Boehm Fellowship program is three-fold (a) open doors, minds and networks for fellows (b) enrich the Opportunity Collaboration with the knowledge and skills of leading media innovators and experts (c) cultivate greater potential to create social impact through the media. The Boehm Media community is comprised of affiliates, fellows and senior fellows from around the world.

Join a global network of leaders dedicated to building sustainable solutions to poverty.

Convene with thought leaders in social change from around the world. Learn best practices and the latest techniques & technologies to meet your greatest challenges.

Connect with people who can contribute to your efforts. Find people with similar challenges and learn solutions. Find organizations with resources and capabilities to help you achieve your goals.

Create new paths to success. Build new and better processes, more efficient organizations, and better business models. Forge alliances and partnerships to multiply your impact.

Eligibility

Boehm Media Fellowships provide journalists, storytellers, authors, bloggers, writers, editors, filmmakers, and other media experts at the helm of social innovation with a major focus on poverty alleviation the opportunity to participate as Delegates to the Opportunity Collaboration. We define media as any means of mass communication that not only tells a story but also makes an impact whether by print, digital publications, film, photography, television, radio, podcasts, social media and/or multimedia productions.

Successful Boehm Media Fellowship applicants are high-impact media experts committed to economic justice and poverty alleviation with a demonstrated interest in innovative social change through entrepreneurial for-profit and nonprofit organizations.

Financial need is a primary consideration. Applicants from organizations with adequate resources are less likely to be selected for a Boehm Media Fellowship. The Boehm Media Fellowship is committed to diversity on all levels including but not limited to race, gender, sexual orientation, geographic region, experience level, and media focus.

Fellowship

Boehm Media Fellows receive a $3,200.00 scholarship. Fellow pays $750.00 registration for 5-day program, accommodations and meals. Full scholarships will be considered for individuals from developing countries.

The all-inclusive Fellowship includes all on-site costs for housing and meals (5 nights lodging, 3 meals per day), gratuities, airport shuttle, etc. All Fellows are responsible for their own roundtrip airfare and for obtaining all necessary travel documents, including a travel visa from the Mexican government, if required. The Opportunity Collaboration provides Fellows with a formal invitation letter for use with immigration authorities.

Application

Applications are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis. Late applications will not be considered unless an opening becomes available. All applicants will be notified by e-mail regarding the outcome of their application by March 31st.

Applications must be submitted no later than March 1, 2015 via the online form. All fellows will be notified by March 31, 2015. Once notified that an application is approved, the applicant has thirty (30) days to accept the Boehm Media Fellowship and register at the Opportunity Collaboration website. By accepting the Fellowship the Fellows agrees to the above terms and conditions.

For further questions please contact Kristi at boehmfellows@gmail.com.

For further information please visit the official website.

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