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Asian Media 2018 SAF South Asia Foundation Madanjeet Singh Scholarships :

Organisation : Asian College of Journalism
Scholarship Name : SAF South Asia Foundation Madanjeet Singh Scholarships 2018
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SAF-Madanjeet Singh Scholarship :

Founded by UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Madanjeet Singh in 2000, the South Asia Foundation (SAF) is a secular, non-profit and non-political organization. Its core objective is to promote regional cooperation through a number of UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Institutions of Excellence in the eight SAARC countries. ACJ is one of these institutions of excellence.

Related : Asian College of Journalism SAF Madanjeet Singh Scholarships 2016 :

The SAF-Madanjeet Singh scholarship for the one year postgraduate course at the Asian College of Journalism covers eight countries, viz: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

The scholarship covers: (a) tuition fees, (b) economy air travel from the scholar’s place of residence within SAARC to Chennai and back, (c) accommodation costs, on a room sharing basis, for the duration of the course in Chennai from July 2017 to May 10, 2018, (d) food expenses covering breakfast, lunch and dinner at the ACJ canteen, (e) a nominal amount towards pocket expenses.

Candidates should have cleared an undergraduate course in any discipline. Equivalent course in different SAARC countries would also be considered on a case by case basis. They must be proficient in English since all instruction and assignments at ACJ are in English.

For the Class of 2018 the quota of seats being reserved for the SAF-Madanjeet Singh scholars in each stream is as follows:


upto 4 seats


1 seat


upto 2 seats

New Media

upto 4 seats

For more details about SAF please visit the website:

For further details or clarifications please contact:
Registrar’s Office:
Asian College of Journalism
Second Main Road
(Behind M.S Swaminathan Research Foundation)
Chennai – 600 113

: 91-44-22542840 / 22542842 – 47
Fax: 91-44-22542839

Ambassador Madanjeet Singh : 1924 – 2013
Ambassador Madanjeet Singh, Founder of the South Asia Foundation (SAF), played a seminal role in making the Asian College of Journalism what it is today. He contributed liberally to the building of the new campus at Taramani, Chennai.

The annual scholarship grant endowed by SAF enables young women and men from South Asia and each constituent State of SAARC to study at the ACJ and imbues their journalistic perspective with the spirit of mutual understanding and goodwill. His infectious enthusiasm for a new sense of regional belonging and togetherness drives us forward.

We bow before the memory of our dear, invaluable friend and benefactor and rededicate ourselves to the cause of excellence and humaneness he held dear.

Other Scholarships:
The ACJ offers scholarships on a merit-cum-means basis to students seeking and qualifying for them. Please indicate clearly in your application if you require scholarships. The full and partial scholarships cover tuition fees and, in special cases, living expenses. Please submit proof of family income as stated in the application form.

SC/ST Scholarship:
Candidates applying for SC/ST scholarships should produce community certificate and proof of annual family income as stated in the application form.

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