"Stay At Home" Media Recognition Awards 2020

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Click here to download call for application for English Speaking African Countries


Theme: Raising awareness about Coronavirus and sensitize communities how to stay safe and keep Healthy physical and Mentally during coronavirus lockdown or restricted movement.

Who can apply?
Journalists from print, online, radio and multimedia platforms.

Last date of submission:
Entries can be submitted till  30th June 2020.
The last date of submission for Latin American Countries is 31st August 2020 
The last date of submission for Asian Countries is 31st August 2020 

Submitted entries must be published in a public domain before the deadline.
Please share the evidence through submitting link / scanned copy of the print copy with your submission.

How to apply?
Entries can be submitted via email to: info@merck-foundation.com
Asian Countries and Latin America can submit applications on: submit@merck-foundation.com  


Categories:

  • Multimedia
  • Print Media
  • Online Media
  • Radio

The call for applications Awards is open to five groups:
  1. French Speaking African Countries
  2. English Speaking African Countries*
  3. Portuguese Speaking African Countries
  4. Asian Countries
  5. Middle Eastern Countries.
  6. Latin America |English |Spanish | Portuguese
*For English Speaking African Countries, the selection committee may decide to sub- categorize the regions to East, West and South African Countries, based on number and quality received from each region to give a better opportunity for each region.
 
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Click here to download call for application for French Speaking African Countries

Special awards will be selected for young emerging talents who are able to show outstanding potential through their submissions on regular basis.

Merck Foundation together with its partners (The First Ladies of Africa and Journalist societies and Associations ) announce the calls for applications for the ‘STAY AT HOME’ Media Recognition Awards through a public press release address to African Media as well as through the Merck Foundation and partners’ website and social media channels.
 
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Click here to download call for application for Portuguese Speaking African Countries


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Download Call for Application for Latin America English version form here


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Download Call for Application for Latin America Spanish version form here


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Download Call for Application for Latin America Spanish version form here

“STAY at HOME” Media Recognition Committee:

The committee is formed to select the winners in an unbiased manner, based on evaluating the quality of information included to sensitize the communities about  about Coronavirus and sensitize communities how to stay safe and keep Healthy physical and Mentally during coronavirus lockdown or restricted movement in a way that regular community member can comprehend.
 
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Selection Committee:

Chaired by:
Dr. Rasha Kelej
CEO of Merck Foundation and President of Merck More than a Mother

Members:
Leonard Saika
Merck Foundation Program Senior Director

Mehak Handa
Merck Foundation Communication Manager

Kanaga Janani Chandrasekaran
Merck Foundation Community Awareness Coordinator

Linda Aryeetey
Merck Foundation Communication and Community Awareness Manager
 
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Click here to download call for application for Middle Eastern Countries

 
Winners will be notified personally via email, followed by a press release for public announcement and on the Merck Foundation and partners website and social media channels by the end of July 2020.