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Families in Global Transition 2017 Conference

Building on the Basics: Creating Your Tribe on the Move

PPWR Submission Deadline October 1, 2016

The 2016 Parfitt-Pascoe Writing Residents

Do you want to develop your writing or blogging skills? Apply to the Parfitt Pascoe Writing Residency for a partial scholarship to the 2017 FIGT Conference in The Hague.

The four successful scholars will receive:

  • Free tuition from writer, mentor and publisher Jo Parfitt on how to write articles for the global market and how to place them with publications. This will be conducted by means of an 8 session online course, completed by email, prior to the conference.
  • Mentoring by Jo and Dounia during the conference.
  • Editing of your work prior to publication on the FIGT website, blog and newsletter.
  • Partial scholarships to the conference that will amount to at least 45% off full ticket price.
  • Publication of your work, with byline, in FIGT media.
  • Production of all collated writing, once complete, into ebook format.

In exchange, the writing scholars will provide:

  • Coverage of all FIGT sessions according to the designated format.
  • At least six articles or six blog posts about the conference before the end of May 2017.
  • At least 10 Facebook, Twitter or other social media posts during the conference.
  • A link to all subsequent, conference-related work by all PPWR scholars posted via your own social media.
  • The provision of the conference coverage text by the end of June 2017.

Applications are now open and close on October 1st.

To apply please email Jo Parfitt at jo@summetimepublishing.com including links to at least three previously published pieces or blogs, a brief explanation of why you want the scholarship and a link to your own blog.

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