Seven 2013 journalism fellowships to apply for now
Completing fellowship applications can be time-consuming. To avoid having to rush through the process, start preparing for these opportunities ahead of time.
If you're on a fellowship hunt, keep the deadlines of these upcoming 2013 fellowships in sight.
World Press Institute Fellowships Deadline - January 31
The four-month fellowship immerses international journalists into the governance, politics, business, media, journalistic ethics and culture of the United States through a demanding schedule of study, travel and interviews throughout the country. All program costs are covered. For more information, click here.
Nieman-Berkman Fellowship in Innovative Journalism
Deadline - January 31
The Nieman Foundation for Journalism and the Berkman Center for Internet & Society will host one fellow for an academic year to carry out a research project on journalism innovation. Candidates must propose a project relating to journalism’s digital transformation. Examples might include ideas for new revenue streams to fund journalism, the construction of new tools for reporting or research into news consumption patterns. The stipend is US$60,000. For more information, click here.
Reuters Journalism Fellowship Program
Deadline - January 31
The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University hosts 25 fellows for three, six or nine months to research topics within the institute's areas of focus - the business of journalism, the evolving practice of journalism and relationships between journalism and accountability. Journalists must have at least five years' experience. For more information, click here.
Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellowship
Deadline - February 1
Six international journalists join 12 American journalists at the University of Michigan for one year of academic study. Fellows devise a personalized plan of study with access to the courses and resources at the university. The fellowship covers travel and tuition costs and provides a US$70,000 stipend. Applicants must have at least five years' journalism experience. For more information, click here.
The Fellowship in Global Journalism
Deadline - February 11
The Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto is seeking a new generation of global correspondents with expert knowledge of complex topics. These 15 fellows will be mentored by a professional journalist while freelancing for major media and attend journalism courses and lectures. Fellows graduate with a certificate in global journalism. For more information, click here.
Joan Shorenstein Center Fellowship at Harvard Deadline - February 15
The Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government is accepting applications for the Joan Shorenstein Center Fellowship. Applicants must be journalists, scholars or policymakers active in the field of press, politics and public policy. Fellows are required to live in residence for one semester, and will receive a US$30,000 stipend disbursed in four installments over the semester. For more information, click here.
Knight Science Journalism Fellowships at MIT
Deadline - March 1
These fellowships accept 10-12 international and U.S. journalists with at least three years' experience covering science, technology, the environment or medicine. Fellows devise their own plan of study, auditing courses at MIT and Harvard, attending lectures and interviewing faculty members. Fellows receive a stipend of US$65,000 plus tuition and benefits. For more information, click here.
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