In a groundbreaking initiative aimed at nurturing the next generation of journalists in Sri Lanka, Rainbow Resources Lanka, in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy Colombo, is offering a unique one-year fellowship for young and ambitious media professionals. Open to contributors from all language backgrounds and digital platforms, this fellowship goes beyond conventional training methods, providing a comprehensive skills development program.

Application Deadline: December 16, 2023

The fellowship is designed for young individuals between the ages of 18 and 30 who are currently engaged in journalism on a full-time or part-time basis. Whether contributing to print, electronic, or digital media, or managing a social media news presence, aspiring journalists are encouraged to seize this opportunity for career development.

One of the distinctive features of this fellowship is its flexibility. Recognizing the multifaceted commitments of young journalists, the program offers a part-time schedule that includes both online and physical components. This structure allows participants to balance their fellowship activities with existing work, studies, and other engagements.

Grants and International Training Opportunities Await Outstanding Participants

Outstanding fellows stand to benefit from grants and international training, elevating their journalistic skills and exposing them to global best practices. The program aims not only to enhance individual careers but also to empower journalists to contribute meaningfully towards positive societal change.

Applicants can submit their applications through the following link: Apply Now. The deadline for submissions is December 16, 2023.

This fellowship is more than just an opportunity for skill development; it represents a commitment to fostering a vibrant and diverse media landscape in Sri Lanka. As the journalism industry continues to evolve, this initiative promises to shape the future of journalism by investing in the talents and potential of the country’s young and dynamic journalists. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this transformative experience and contribute to a better tomorrow through the power of journalism.