Young journalists and photographers are invited apply for a fellowship to attend the TED conferences in Edinburgh, Scotland or Long Beach, California. The TED Fellows program is designed to bring together young world-changers and trailblazers who have shown unusual accomplishment and exceptional courage. TED is a non-profit organization devoted to ideas worth spreading, which brings together some of today's most interesting thinkers including author Chris Abani and Al Gore.
The program is designed to bring together young trailblazers from a variety of fields, including journalism, who have shown unusual accomplishment and courage. There are 20 fellows selected to attend the TED conferences. Participants will also have the opportunity to attend pre-conference programs with training by speakers.
The TED Fellows Program targets candidates from the Asia/Pacific region, Africa, the Caribbean and the Middle East, but anyone over 18 is eligible. Applicants must be proficient in English.
The deadline for application to the conference in Edinburgh is 11 March 2011.
For more informaiton on the program and application process, please visit the official TED website: http://www.ted.com/pages/view/id/242