The Humsafar Trust Media Fellowship, 2017

Applications are invited for the 2nd edition of the fellowship program to produce digital media works on LGBTQ issues

The Humsafar Trust, Mumbai, with support from MSA-Diva, is pleased to announce The Humsafar Trust Media Fellowship, 2017. The objective of the fellowship is to create greater awareness about community issues, challenges, and barriers faced by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) persons. nder, Queer (LGBTQ) persons.

If you are interested in producing digital content in the form of short films, photography features audio/video digital works, graphic art or any other form that can be part of digital media, here is an opportunity you should not miss.

Who can apply:

  1. Journalists
  2. Photojournalists
  3. Freelance media persons.
  4. Journalism students.
  5. Budding filmmakers
  6. Graphic Artists

Area Focus:

  1. LGBTQ rights and health
  2. Legal, religious and social issues of LGBTQ
  3. Workplace issues of LGBTQ
  4. LGBTQ relationships and acceptance

Fellowship details:
A total of 6 fellowships will be awarded. The Humsafar Trust selection committee will be responsible for awarding fellowships as per applicants’ areas of expertise and innovations. Each fellow will be awarded fellowship support of Rs. 50,000/-

Fellowship Period:
Jul 17 to
Sep 2017 (3 Months)

Application procedure:
Send us your proposal in not more than 1000 words on above-mentioned topics. Kindly email us your proposal along with a CV and photograph to

For more details contact Tinesh: 9730360168

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