2012 Kyoto Prize Symposium Journalism Fellowship Offered by Point Loma Nazarene University
Posted on January 13, 2012 at 12:36 PM EST
Point Loma Nazarene University is accepting applications for its 2012 Kyoto Prize Symposium Journalism Fellowship — a fully-funded, comprehensive educational program designed to enhance a journalist’s knowledge in technology, science and the arts. The fellow will participate in unique workshops and presentations by the latest Kyoto Prize laureates at San Diego State University, UC San Diego, and the University of San Diego during the 11th annual Kyoto Prize Symposium in San Diego, Calif., March 20-22, 2012. The program includes travel expenses, lodging and a per-diem.
Candidates must apply by February 10, 2012 at www.pointloma.edu/kyotoprize.
About the 27th Annual Kyoto Prize Laureates
From the ancient arts to the frontiers of science and technology, the newest Kyoto Prize laureates have bettered society through their significant bodies of work — they are Dr. John Werner Cahn (U.S.), a groundbreaking materials scientist; Dr. Rashid Sunyaev (Russia / Germany), a pioneering astrophysicist; and Tamasaburo Bando V (Japan), a renowned kabuki actor.
About Point Loma Nazarene University
Point Loma Nazarene University is a private liberal arts university located in San Diego, California, with graduate program regional centers throughout Southern California. Home to approximately 2,400 undergraduates and 1,100 graduate students, PLNU is committed to providing higher education in a vital Christian community where minds are engaged and challenged, character is modeled and formed, and service becomes an expression of faith. PLNU’s Kyoto Prize Journalism Fellowship is an equal-opportunity program awarded exclusively on the basis of merit without regard to personal or religious affiliations or attributes.
About the Kyoto Prize
The Kyoto Prize is presented each year by Japan’s non-profit Inamori Foundation to individuals and groups worldwide who have demonstrated outstanding contributions to the betterment of society, in “Advanced Technology,” “Basic Sciences,” and “Arts and Philosophy.” The prize consists of academic honors, a gold medal, and a cash gift of 50 million yen (about US$650,000) per category, making it Japan’s highest private award for global achievement.
Megan Ekard, 619-849-2298
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