Travel Writing Scholarship 2012 - Southeast Asia

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Deadline: 04/23/2012
Second Deadline: --/--/----
Fellowship type: Summer/Seasonal
Location: Singapore
Fellowship website: Link to Program Website
School specific?: Not school-specific

Program Overview (from the program website):

Here's the triple-dip deal:

First you'll head off to Singapore to go on assignment for five days under the mentorship of Rough Guides writer Richard Lim to review and update 'The Rough Guide to Singapore'.

Then you'll fly to Bali and meet up with Stuart McDonald, founder of Travelfish, the online travel guide to Southeast Asia, before heading off on six days of cultural insight and adventure in Indonesia.

For the last leg of the scholarship, you will be whisked off to Malaysia for a food odyssey through Kuala Lumpur and Penang with former local and cookbook author of award winning hsa*ba Burmese cookbook, Tin Cho Chaw, to explore how cuisine shapes the lives of Malaysians.

  • This opportunity is open to students, emerging and non-professional writers and lovers of travel looking for a career change.
  • The scholarship is open to all nationalities, however, you must have a high degree of proficiency in written English.
  • The opportunity is designed to give you a taste of what it's like to be a travel writer on the road, so you must be comfortable doing some travel on your own.
  • Minimum age 18 by the date the scholarship application close (April 23, 2012)
  • A current passport with at least six months before expiry
  • You must be available as per the dates set out. Please note these dates are not changeable in anyway, you must be available for the entire assignment.
  • You should be an exceptional writer with a lust for adventure travel, a desire to experience new cultures (and eat them!)and above all, a burning desire to become a professional travel writer!

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