Grant Michael Jacobs to travel journalists

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The Foundation Gabriel García Márquez for the Nuevo Periodismo Iberoamericano – FNPI – and the Cartagena Festival there is call for Michael Jacobs scholarship for travel journalists.

the first edition of the scholarship Michael Jacobs opens its call to journalists who are developing an article or original travel book on Latin America and Spain. The bacado will receive USD 5,000 to finance the task of research and writing your article or book. The amount includes taxes that must be paid to the beneficiary and the issuing institutions, and will be delivered in the following manner: 50% to fail is the result of the call, 50% once delivered to the Publisher or publication the text for publication. As part of the scholarship, the winner will be invited to present the project within the programming of the there are Festival Cartagena de Indias. The edition of the festival which will present the project will depend on the achievement of the same date.

may participate in this call writers and journalists who write in Spanish or English with at least one book or article published at the time of submitting the application.

to arise should send

an autobiography of maximum 800 words (in English or Spanish) in which describe is the experience as a writer/journalist of travel of the candidate and their motivation to apply for the scholarship.
A detailed presentation of the project (book or article): overview of the project, work schedule, and planned travel itinerary. The article or book must be written in English or Spanish.
Copy of passport.
Article or book must have been previously accepted for publication by a Publisher or a means of communication. To do so, the candidate should submit along with his candidacy for the scholarship a letter from the Publisher or media in question expressing the commitment of the publication of the same.

entries can be made until September 15.

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