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.
What leading journalists say
our focus areas
Merit-based scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate students pursuing journalism.
Collaborative and assistive mentorship programs to guide, develop leadership, and teach new skills.
Encourage individual reporting and research for ambitious, impactful journalism projects.
Bring renowned journalism academicians and professionals to inspire young minds.
awards & prizes
Award journalists for impactful work and journalistic excellence in their areas.
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
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
The Need for Journalist Safety Trainings
Journalists have a vital role in society by informing the public about events and issues affecting their lives. However, the
Previously Unpublished Interview with Danish Siddiqui
Late Danish SiddiquiChief Photographer, India, Reuters Read More Danish Siddiqui was a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist working with the international
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.