MACS invites journalists for fellowship


Imphal: The Manipur State AIDS Control Society (MACS) invites eligible journalists based in Manipur to apply for 2nd Manipur State AIDS Control Society Media Fellowship 2022.

The fellowship is open to journalists working in print media with minimum 3 years’ experience.

Applicants must submit the application along with Bio-data, a letter of support from the editor that the output under the fellowship will be published (mandatory for all the candidates) and a brief proposal outlining the subject and story ideas that the applicant proposes to focus, if selected for the fellowship.

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The applicant should submit at least three samples of work published earlier on HIV/AIDS. (Preference will be given to latest published works).

Freelancers can also apply subject to fulfilment of above conditions, MACS project director Haobam Rosita said.

The fellowship covers a duration of six months. Two journalists will be selected for the fellowship. Selected fellows will receive stipend of Rs 50,000 to support research, travel and writing in two instalments.

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Last date of submission of the application is July 30.

The selection of applicants will be done by a jury of MACS officials.

Selected applicants from the print media will be expected to generate eight news stories of 1,500 word each, based on the research carried out under the fellowship. Original clippings of these stories will have to be submitted on the completion of the fellowship programme.

Applications should be submitted in sealed envelope addressed to project director, MACS, new secretariat, western block annexe, room no. 212.

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For further details, one can contact Phanjoubam Lanngamba Meitei, assistant director (documentation and publicity): phone number —9856086085, email—


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