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UNESCO GAPMIL Awards for Foreign Students, 2017

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.

Applicants are invited for GAPMIL Awards for International Students. These awards are available for information/library, media and technology specialists, educators, artists, activists, researchers, policy makers, NGOs, associations and other groups integrating MIL.

The aim of these awards is to support international information/library, media and technology specialists, educators, artists, activists, researchers, policy makers, NGOs, associations and other groups integrating MIL (media and information literacy) in an innovative way in their work and related activities.

Course Level: Awards are available for information/library, media and technology specialists, educators, artists, activists, researchers, policy makers, NGOs, associations and other groups integrating MIL.

Available Subject: Awards are available in the field of following areas: Education, Entertainment, Health, Finance, Creativity, Peacemaking, Cultural Diversity, Environment, Poverty Reduction, Human Rights and Migration.

Scholarship Benefits: Applicants will work in any area/sector can be recognized, as long as the activities reflect the integration of media and information literacy concepts, including intercultural dialogue, in education, research, policy, advocacy and the communication and information industries (including cultural industries).

Eligibility Criteria:

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • International students are eligible to apply for the award.
  • Nominations should describe how the nominee’s work and activities impact specific groups or society at large.
  • Nominations should describe how the nominee’s practices do influence or could influence the media and Information Literacy field at large, in a local or global context.
  • Nominations should provide links to pictures, video clips or testimonials and any other published content (if appropriate) produced by the nominee.
  • Formal and non-formal approaches are welcome in the information/library media, communication and education sectors, and in relevant practices in each subject.

Eligible Nationalities: International students are eligible to apply for these awards.

Method of Application: Applicants can apply via online.

Application form

Scholarship Application Deadline: September 11, 2017.

For more info, visit Scholarship Link