The Simon Cumbers Media Fund Student Scheme is now accepting applications from third-level students of all disciplines interested in travelling to a developing country to report for a national media outlet. The Student Scheme is designed to give students a greater understanding of the developing world. The successful applicants will be funded to travel to […]
Twelve projects have been awarded funding under the summer 2016 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. The funded journalists will travel to 10 countries to report on themes such as education, human rights, technology and climate change. Details of the successful applicants to the summer 2016 round of the main scheme are as follows: […]
If you are interested in applying for the summer 2015 round but would like to find out a little more, a workshop for prospective applicants will take place on Thursday, 16th April 2015 at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Iveagh House, 79 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2 from 11am-1pm. Places at the workshop […]
Media professionals with an interest in the developing world are invited to apply to the summer 2015 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund which is designed to facilitate more and better quality media coverage of development issues in the Irish media. The Fund is open to all media disciplines and particularly welcomes proposals from […]
Sally Hayden was a winner of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund Student Scheme in 2013, and since then has gone on to secure work with some of the most highly regarded media outlets in the world, including CNN International; Financial Times; VICE News; the Sunday Times and The Irish Times.
PRESS RELEASE Thursday, 23rd October 2014 -Funding Scheme to provide first step on career ladder for media and journalism students – The Simon Cumbers Media Fund Student Scheme provides students with a great opportunity to gain experience of reporting on development issues as well as the chance to work with some of Ireland’s most respected […]