Welcome to Danish Siddiqui Foundation
The foundation is established in memory of renowned Pulitzer-winning photojournalist Danish Siddiqui, who was killed in Afghanistan in 2021. The foundation aims to promote and propagate value-based journalism through various programs and initiatives for students, professionals, and freelancers.
Danish Siddiqui Foundation is committed to promoting value-based journalism. We believe that value-based journalism plays an essential and integral role not only in reporting but it also applies to newsrooms and beyond. Value-based journalism is the underlying objective of all our programs.
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our focus areas
Danish Siddiqui Journalism Scholarships
An Immersive Scholarship Program providing students with a comprehensive learning environment outside the classroom while taking care of the financial barriers to education for an all-round development.
The Rising Reporters
At a time when the role of journalism is more crucial than ever, it’s inspiring to see these young journalists taking on important issues and telling stories that matter covering wide range of topics in journalism field.
Photo Awards Contest
Designed to showcase the power of images in storytelling. This contest aims to encourage aspiring photojournalists to capture compelling stories that ignite conversations through their photographs.
Become A JOURNALIST
Are you interested in journalism?
Are you curious about the world around you, have a sense of humor, and be willing to learn? Do you have a passion for going out in the world to find stories that will educate, inform, uncover, expose and trigger people's interests and emotions? Apply for the Danish Siddiqui Journalism Scholarship Program.
News & Views
AJK-MCRC, Jamia Millia Islamia, and Danish Siddiqui Foundation Join Forces for Qala Photography Competition and Exhibition
New Delhi, 22 May 2023 AJK-MCRC, Jamia Millia Islamia, and the Danish Siddiqui Foundation are proud to announce their collaboration for
Behind the Lens: The Perilous Journey of Photojournalists in Conflict Zones
Photojournalists are an essential component of the media landscape. They are responsible for capturing images that inform, educate, and inspire
Press Release: Danish Siddiqui Foundation Announces Winners of Journalism Scholarship for 2023
New Delhi – Danish Siddiqui Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting and advancing journalism education, is proud to announce the
Danish Siddiqui and Others from Reuters Team Win Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award
New Delhi: We are thrilled to announce that Danish Siddiqui and other Reuters team members, including Saurabh Sharma, Devjyot Ghosal,
Journalist Safety by News Organizations: Ensuring the Protection of Those Reporting from the Front Lines
Journalists are essential in providing accurate and timely information to the public, particularly in conflict zones, political upheaval, and social
Killed By The Taliban
Indian Photojournalist Danish Siddiqui's Death During His Coverage Of The Taliban War In Afghanistan Is Shrouded In Mystery. As His Family Seeks Crucial Answers, News9 Plus Carries Out This Eye-Opening Investigation.