Seven worldwide journalism fellowships to apply for in 2015

by IJNet
Oct 30, 2018 in Journalism Basics

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 2015 fellowships in sight.

Reuters Journalism Fellowship Program Deadline: Jan. 30, 2015

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: Feb. 1, 2015

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.

Joan Shorenstein Center Fellowship at Harvard Deadline: Feb. 2, 2015

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. For more information, click here.

World Press Institute Fellowships Deadline: Feb. 15, 2015

The three-month fellowship immerses international journalists in the governance, politics, business, media, journalism 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.

The Fellowship in Global Journalism Deadline: Feb. 20, 2015

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 20 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.

Knight Science Journalism Fellowships at MIT Deadline: Feb. 28, 2015

These fellowships accept 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$70,000 plus tuition and benefits. For more information, click here.

Knight-Bagehot Fellowships Deadline: March 1, 2015

The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism is accepting applications for its Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism, which aims to enhance journalists' understanding of business, economics and finance. Applicants must have at least four years of experience to apply for the fellowship in New York. Fellows receive free tuition plus a US$55,000 stipend for the academic year. For more information, click here.

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