Paying Homage to Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
The Frankfurt Book Fair Fellowship – 29 Sept – 13 October 2013
We promote young international publishers
Due to last year’s success the German Book Office New Delhi will again award the fellowship, for the South Asian region in 2013.
In the run-up to the Frankfurt Book Fair, this prestigious Frankfurt Fellowship Programme focuses on information exchange, professional dialogue and the creation of networks between young international publishers.
First launched to mark the 50th anniversary of the Frankfurt Book Fair in 1998, the Frankfurt Book Fair Fellowship Programme provides information and networking within the international publishing world. During the last years, more than 240 participants from 44 countries have gained from this programme.
The Programme gives deep insight into the German book world and brings the Fellows to important centres of German publishing. Publishing professionals provide an overview of the German book market and pass their international career experiences on to the Fellows. The Fellowship group (approximately 15 persons) includes people from all parts of the world, and in the 2 weeks spent together, the fellows learn about each participants markets and gain from each other’s experiences.
Travel expenses and accommodation while staying in Germany and part of the entertainment costs are covered by the Frankfurt Book Fair. Travel expenses toGermany and back home are excluded.
Annual reunions of former Frankfurt Fellows at the Frankfurt Book Fair keep the Frankfurt Fellows Network alive.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
In order to apply for Frankfurt Book Fair Fellowship, you should meet the following conditions:
Condition 1 – you must be a citizen of Bangladesh,India,Nepal,PakistanorSri Lanka
Condition 2 – you must have several years’ experience in publishing
Condition 3 – you must submit a recommendation from current employer
Condition 4 – you must submit three letters of recommendation of international business partners
Condition 5 – you must have good knowledge of English
Condition 6 – you must submit a research paper on the Book Publishing Industry * (refer appendix I)
Condition 7 – you must send along with the detailed documents mentioned above a completed registration form
Deadline for accepting the completed application with all documents as detailed, is 30th April 2013. Incomplete and late applications will not be accepted.
Frankfurt Book Fair Fellowship
To apply for the fellowship you will have to submit a cohesive and comprehensive report on any one of the following sectors in Publishing:
Your research should include:
For Book retail and distribution
For Children’s book publishing
For Digital Publishing
The Report should not exceed 9000 words, not including charts, statistic tables and any appendixes.
Please send your application to: Prashasti Rastogi [email@example.com] and Shabnam Srivastava [firstname.lastname@example.org]. Please put ‘Frankfurt Book Fair Fellowship’ in the email subject line.