Dear East-West Center Alumni, Journalists, Friends and Supporters,

This is a reminder that the deadline to apply for the Senior Journalists Seminar is Wednesday, December 1.

We also want to let you know that the dates for the program have been changed to April 30-May 21 due to unexpected scheduling conflicts. I apologize for this change.

Again, please share this program information with journalists and newsrooms and encourage media professionals to apply.

Thank you very much for your continued support!


Susan Kreifels
East-West Center Media Programs Coordinator

The East-West Center is Now Accepting Applications2011 Senior Journalists Seminar

The Senior Journalists Seminar is a dialogue-and-travel program for journalists from the United States and from Asian countries with substantial Muslim populations. The seminar offers an opportunity for senior journalists to engage their peers on issues in the relationships between these Asian countries and the United States. Participants will meet with government and business officials, community and religious leaders, educators and students, local journalists and others to gain insights on the many diverse perspectives among Americans and Asian Muslims.

Theme: Bridging Gaps Between Americans and Asian Muslims

Dates: April 30 – May 21, 2011 (NOTE: Program dates have been changed from previous announcement)

Study Tour for Asian Journalists: Washington, DC; New York City, New York; Colorado Springs/Denver, Colorado

Study Tour for American Journalists: Dhaka, Bangladesh; Manila, Philippines; Mindanao, Philippines

The program opens and concludes with dialogue among all the participants at the East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Who Can Apply: Working print, broadcast, journal and online journalists from the United States and Asian countries with substantial Muslim populations, specifically Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brunei, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand with a minimum of ten years of experience.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Funding: Roundtrip airfare for the study tour travel, lodging and per diem costs are provided by the East-West Center. Selected participants are responsible for their own visa fees and roundtrip airfare from their home city to Honolulu, where the study tour opens and concludes. A limited number of travel stipends will be available, however selected participants should expect some cost-sharing.

For more information and applications:

Website: and click on Senior Journalists Seminar


Phone: 1-808-944-7682

Apply Now! Deadline: December 1, 2010

The East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, is a public, nonprofit institution that promotes better relations and understanding between the United States and the nations of the Asia Pacific region through cooperative research, education and professional development programs.


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