Bursaries for safety training

| June 4, 2018

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Independent journalists and documentary filmmakers who focus on human rights abuses are invited to apply for funding to attend a training on safety for journalists.

The Canadian Journalism Forum on Violence and Trauma is selecting candidates for the Portenier Human Rights Bursary, sponsored by filmmaker Giselle Portenier.

The award is open to both experienced and beginner freelancers worldwide. Applicants must demonstrate a clear interest or track record in casting light on human rights abuses and an upcoming assignment or project with such a human rights focus.

The winner will receive up to US$2,340 towards training in hostile environment and first aid with one of the Forum’s approved training providers.

The deadline to apply is June 15.

For more information, please see: http://www.journalismforum.ca/home/fff-1-in-progress/portenier-under-constuction