TED2018 fellowships open for journalists

ISLAMABAD: Media entrepreneurs, human rights activists and photographers can apply for a TED fellowship to attend “The Age of Amazement” conference in Vancouver, Canada.

The TED Fellows program is designed to bring together young trailblazers from a variety of fields who have shown unusual accomplishment and courage, said a press release on Tuesday.

Twenty fellows will be selected to attend the TED2018 conference to be held April 10 to 18, 2018. Participants will also have the opportunity to attend pre-conference programs with training by speakers.

The program targets candidates ages 21 to 40, but anyone over 18 is eligible. Applicants must be proficient in English.

TED pays for round-trip economy airfare, ground transportation to and from the conference location, meals and shared accommodation on site.

The deadline is Sept. 10.