Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada Launches 2012/2013 Media and Post-Graduate Fellowship Program

Vancouver, BC – November 17, 2011 – The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada has announced it is accepting applications for the 2012-2013 Media and Post-Graduate Fellowship Program.

This year, the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada will award up to three media fellowships, valued at up to $10,000, to Canadian journalists and reporters with the opportunity to explore and become better informed on Asia. Since 1986, 96 media fellowships have been awarded to some of Canada’s most recognized broadcasters and journalists.

The Foundation is also accepting applications to its Post-Graduate Research Fellowship program offering recent Masters and PhD graduates the opportunity to work for one year at the Foundation’s Vancouver office on a research topic of choice, as well as participate in the daily operations of a think tank. The Post-Graduate Research Fellowship is granted to three recent graduates each year valued at $35,000 and $38,000 annually for Master and PhD graduates, respectively.

Media and Post-Graduate Research Fellowships are part of the Asia Pacific Foundation Research Grants Program and designed to stimulate informed discussion on Canada’s relations with Asia.

Deadline for all fellowships is February 15, 2012.

For application details for media fellowships and post-graduate research fellowships, please click here.

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About APF Canada

The Asia Pacific Foundation is an independent resource for Canadians on contemporary Asia and Canada-Asia relations. As a national not-for-profit organization established by an Act of the Federal Parliament in 1984, the Foundation brings together people and knowledge to provide the most current and comprehensive research, analysis and information on Asia and on Canada's transpacific relations. It promotes dialogue on economic, security, political and social issues, helping to inform public policy, the Canadian public and Canada’s Asia practitioners. The Foundation is funded principally through an endowment from the Government of Canada and by corporate and individual donors.

For more information, contact:

Trang Nguyen
Communications Manager
Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
Tel: (604) 630-1540
E-mail: trang.nguyen@asiapacific.ca