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Information session for prospective applicants to winter 2018 round

An information session for those interested in applying to the Fund will be held at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Iveagh House, 80 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2 on Tuesday, 9th October from 11am to 1pm.

Media professionals who wish to attend should register by emailing info@simoncumbersmediafund.ie, putting “Dublin Information Session” in the subject line.

Representatives from the Fund and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade will attend to provide information and to answer questions about the Fund’s themes and guidelines. Former RTÉ Foreign Editor and Simon Cumbers Media Fund recipient, Margaret Ward will speak about her experience of the Fund and of reporting from the developing world

The deadline for the receipt of submissions to the winter 2018 round is Wednesday, 31st October at 5pm.

Read the application guides here. Apply now here