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Nieman journalism fellowships open [United States]

Nieman journalism fellowships open [United States]

Deadline: 

January 31, 2012

Staff or freelance journalists in print, broadcast, photography, film or online media in the United States can apply for a US$60,000 fellowship at Harvard.

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard will fund a year of academic research for 12 journalists.

Three journalists will be chosen for special fellowships:

  • Reynolds Fellowship in Community Journalism: for a U.S. citizen who works for a daily newspaper with less than 50,000 circulation.
  • Reynolds Fellowship in Business Journalism: for a U.S. citizen who reports on issues related to the field of business.
  • Arts & Culture Fellowship: reserved for a U.S. citizen who specializes in arts and culture reporting.

Fellows participate in journalism seminars, workshops and conferences with journalists worldwide.

Submit a personal statement, research proposal, work samples published in the past year, four recommendation letters and a leave of absence letter by January 31.

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