APF Canada Launches 2015-16 Media Fellowship Program

Vancouver, BC – January 22, 2015 - The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) today announced the details of its 2015-2016 Media Fellowship program.

Each year, APF Canada's Media Fellowship program, supported in part by Cathay Pacific Airways, offers up-and-coming and established journalists the opportunity to spend time in Asia, researching and preparing stories.  The program aims to help Canadian journalists to become better informed about this dynamic part of the world in order write and broadcast insightfully on Asia and the Canada-Asia relationship.

This year, the Fellowship is partially funded by Hong Kong’s award-winning airline, Cathay Pacific Airways. The 2015-2016 APF Canada Media Fellows will receive a two-night stopover in Hong Kong and fly Cathay Pacific’s Premium Economy Class.  The Fellowships are valued at up to CAD$10,000 – CAD$7,000 for in-country travel and expenses, and coverage of trans-Pacific travel with the support of Cathay Pacific Airways.

The deadline for applications is March 13, 2015. 

For more details on the APF Canada Media Fellowship Program and how to apply, please follow this link: http://www.asiapacific.ca/grants/media-fellowships


About the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada

The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada 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 Parliament in 1984, the Foundation brings people and knowledge together to provide the most current and comprehensive research, analysis and information on Asia and on Canada’s transpacific relations. Visit APF Canada at www.asiapacific.ca.

For more information, contact:

Erin Williams
Program Manager
Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
Phone: 604-630-1547
Email: erin.williams@asiapacific.ca

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