East-West’s Jefferson Fellowships deadline draws near

Jun. 06, 2007

HONOLULU (June 5) – The deadline for the 2007 Fall East-West Center Jefferson Fellowships applications is drawing near, according to Susan Kreifels, East-West Center media programs coordinator. Kreifels says all applications must be filed by June 20.

The Fall program, Mekong on the Move: Asia’s New Economic Frontier?, is open to Asian, Pacific Island, and U.S. journalists with at least five years experience. The three-week travel and dialogue program takes place Sept. 30 through Oct. 21. It begins at the East-West Center in Honolulu with journalists traveling from there to Bangkok, Phnom Penh, Ho Chi Minh City, and Hanoi.

Qualified journalists wishing to apply should visit the East-West Center website at www.eastwestcenter.org/jefferson for applications and details.

Participants’ airfare, lodging, per diem and other expenses are funded by The Freeman Foundation.

For more information or questions please contact Susan Kreifels at +(808) 944-7176 or via email at kreifels@EastWestCenter.org


The EAST-WEST CENTER is an education and research organization established by the U.S. Congress in 1960 to strengthen relations and understanding among the peoples and nations of Asia, the Pacific, and the United States. The Center contributes to a peaceful, prosperous and just Asia Pacific community by serving as a vigorous hub for cooperative research, education and dialogue on critical issues of common concern to the Asia Pacific region and the United States. Funding for the Center comes from the U.S. government, with additional support provided by private agencies, individuals, foundations, corporations, and the governments of the region.

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