9-week journalism fellowship is available for 12 young journalists from select EU countries. It is designed to help early career journalists gain experience of European Union policies and online media. One week’s intensive seminar in Berlin will be followed by a six to eight-week internship in Brussels. Deadline: February 15.
Free online mentoring program matches working professional photographers with students and talented amateurs. The six-month program features a web-based exchange guided by a suggested curriculum, using instant messaging and video chat program for critiques and discussions.
Journalists between the ages of 22 and 38 are eligible to apply for $5,000 fellowship to write "in-depth stories about a modern manifestation of anti-Semitism or another deeply ingrained prejudice." Writers will also receive mentoring. Moment will edit and publish the stories, possibly in conjunction with another media outlet. Deadline: mid-March.
Provides week-long, all-expenses trip to Japan to young journalists to assist them in furthering their knowledge and ability to report in greater depth about Advanced Technology, Basic Sciences, and Arts and Philosophy. Selected journalists will travel to Kyoto , Japan to attend the annual Kyoto Prize Award Ceremony will also be provided with opportunities to interview the Kyoto Prize Laureates in Japan. Deadline: mid-September.
Two applicants will be receive a scholarship to study journalism and the possibility of a full-time job at a weekly newspaper in the U.K. Specifically, winners take an all-expenses paid 20-week journalism course at Highbury College, in Portsmouth. If the candidate passes the course and a vacancy exists at the Advertiser they will be employed as a trainee reporter. The newspaper will then take over their training and assist them with their final professional National Council for the Training of Journalist exams. The scholarship scheme is open to anyone living in the area covered by the Maidenhead or Twyford Advertiser.
Journalists with at least five years experience receive funding to study and research their interests at Oxford University for one, two or all three terms in an academic year. About 25 fellowships available for journalists around the world.
Worldnomads.com offers young journalists, photographers and documentary filmmakers the chance to travel abroad for a brief stint of volunteering, reporting and mentoring. Scholarships typically cover all expenses and provide housing and airfare.
Enables journalists from Spanish-speaking countries to study free for a semester at the University of Toronto. The aim of the fellowship is to help the journalists "promote a strong and free media in their home country." Deadline: March 1
Fellows are based in New York for about 10 weeks and report on United Nations’ proceedings for news media in their home countries. All expenses paid. Applicants must be full-time, professional journalists between 25 and 35 years old, be employed by a recognized print, radio, television, or internet media organization, and have a good working knowledge of English. Additionally, applicants must come from a developing nation in Africa, Asia, South America or the Caribbean.
Young South African journalists can apply for a "a 3-to-6 month fellowship that allows a writer to pursue an in-depth - and groundbreaking - project of original research to be published in any medium."
Six-month, part-time fellowship provides $2,500 stipend (or approximately $50 per blog post) to blog about immigration issues for Long Island-based organization.
Summer program for young journalists and recent grads interested in specializing in health reporting, with a particular commitment to coverage of health issues affecting diverse and immigrant communities. Program includes week-long orientation in Washington, followed by 10 weeks at a media outlet. Minimum stipend of $500 per week. Deadline: December 7.
The National Press Club offers a one-year stipend of $5,000 to defray post-graduate tuition costs for graduate students in journalism. Deadline: May 1.
Provides a $30,000 stipend and placement in the New York Senate Press Office for a college student with "experience and/or intentions in the fields of communications, journalism, and/or public relations." Deadline: May 1.
Fellowship is sponsored by the Development Executive Group and open to both students and recent graduates. Fellows work 3 to 6 months in D.C., Manila, Tokyo or Barcelona and receive stipend. Responsibilities include conducting interviews and online research in order to write practical articles about international development for web publication. Deadline: June 1.
Recent journalism graduates work full-time for one year with Human Rights Watch in New York, Washington or London. Tasks include monitoring human rights developments in various countries, conducting on-site investigations, and drafting reports on human rights conditions. Deadline: October 5.
Nine-month program open to Americans aged 22 to 34 working in one of six professions, including journalism. Program consists of three seminars on German and European issues and two work phases, during which fellows complete executive-level internships in major German institutions. Up to eight months of German language training is provided before the program start. Fellows receive a living stipend of EURO 1,800 per month.
Early-career print and broadcast journalists travel to Germany to do research on topic of their own choice. Fellowship provides travel expenses and a daily stipend of $150 to cover housing, meals, and local transportation for up to 28 days abroad. Deadline: April 7.
Summer journalism program in Germany for American college students, graduate students and recent graduates. Twenty participants intern at a German media outlet, go on field trips and take seminars on politics, society and culture of Germany. Program covers travel to and from Germany, provides a monthy stipend and insurance. Deadline: January 31.
Early-career print and broadcast journalists travel to Germany to do research for an article on U.S.-German relations or U.S.-EU relations. Fellowship provides travel expenses and a daily stipend of $150 to cover housing, meals, and local transportation for up to 28 days abroad.
Matches ten professional print journalists between the ages of 25 and 35 with host newspaper and newsmagazines in U.S. After a short orientation program in Washington, the Fellows take up five-month working assignments. The program covers all international and domestic travel expenses, as well as a $1,400 monthly stipend. Deadline: August 1
A two-month (August-September) working fellowship for young German and American print and broadcast journalists. Travel expenses and a stipend are provided. Deadline: March 1.
One-week fellowship at University of Rhode Island's Graduate School of Oceanography for journalists interested in environmental reporting. Room, board, tuition and travel expenses provided. Deadline: January 29.
Print and online journalists with less than 10 years experience propose a one-year writing project on a topic of their choosing, focusing on journalism supportive of American culture and a free society. The Phillips Foundation sponsors the fellowships, which pay up to $75,000. Deadline: March 1.
This "journalism boot camp" invites 32 young journalists, most of whom are just out of college, to spend six weeks at the Poynter Institute in Florida. Scholarships available. Deadline: November 15.
New program will annually select 10 young journalists and work with them to report and produce news stories for print, the internet and radio. Fellows receive $10,000 for research expenses and participate in weeklong residencies at Middlebury College in the fall and at Monterey Institute of International Studies in the spring. Deadline: May 15.
Fellows must be 30 or younger and spend 15 hours per week, from Oct. through May, helping to plan T&W's annual reading series. The award comes with, among other things, a $10,000 stipend, office space in Manhattan and opportunities to meet with experienced professionals from publishing, literary arts, theater, or other fields related to the Fellow's work. Deadline: July 7.
Annual $20,000 award to support journalists and journalism school graduates who are between ages 21 and 35 and who wish to study in and report from a foreign country for a period of one year. Latin American and Caribbean scholars spend one year at a U.S or Canadian journalism school and U.S. or Canadian scholars spend a year studying and reporting in Latin America and the Caribbean. Deadline: December 31.
The Competitive Enterprise Institute offers a one-year fellowship to train talented young people and experienced journalists who wish to improve their knowledge of environmental issues and free market economics. Deadline: June 29.
Fellowships given to current students and recent graduates of leading journalism schools who show exceptional promise and propose detailed plans to report on an international story not currently covered in the mainstream media. Fellows receive mentoring, editing and have their work published on the award-winning PBS Web site.
Provide full tuition and living assistance to two international journalists, from developing or transitional countries, who otherwise could not afford to study at the school. To qualify for the fellowship, candidates must reside outside the United States and intend to return to their homeland after graduation. Deadline: January 31
Program aims to educate early-career American journalists by providing them with access to leading international experts in the U.S., and offering them opportunities to do reporting projects overseas. As part of their four-month program, IRP Fellows travel for five weeks to the country or region of their choice. Deadline: varies.
The family of Mark and Tanya Bohr, who established the Yarka Vendrinska Photojournalism Memorial Fund for their daughter Yarka, offer an annual scholarship of $2,000 to emerging photojournalists who demonstrate financial need to continue their careers. Deadline: April 1.
Places 10 young Americans, who are between 25 and 35 years old, in work assignments at leading organizations in Russia in journalism and other fields. The one-year program includes language training, seminar programs, and extended professional experience. Fellows receive travel, free housing, monthly stipends, and insurance. Deadline: December 1.
Seven-week program gives four U.S. journalists -- two print and two broadcast -- between the ages of 21 and 38 the chance to travel to Austria to cover local news for an Austrian media outlet and to work on stories for their American employer. Funding for transportation, living expenses and insurance is provided. Deadline: November 10.
The American Political Science Association's fellowship gives "early- to mid-career journalists an opportunity to learn more about Congress and the legislative process through direct participation." The nine-month program includes a $38,000 stipend and small travel allowance; a comprehensive orientation in November; office assignments as full-time legislative aides in the House of Representatives and/or Senate from December to August; and field trips (including a week in an international capital); and seminars with leading journalists, scholars and government officials. Deadline: December 1.
The Fulbright Program, widely considered one of the most prestigious scholarship programs worldwide, is available in 155 countries for students who want to pursue graduate studies. Several international journalism scholarships are available. For instance, the Alistair Cooke Award in Journalism is annually given to a United Kingdom citizen to pursue a master’s degree in journalism at a United States university.
Fellowship for an early career journalist who is bilingual in Spanish and English and wishes to pursue a master's degree in journalism at the prestigious Missouri School of Journalism. The successful applicant will act as editor of the journalism school's award-winning bilingual publication, Adelante! Fellowship includes full tuition waiver and $10,000 stipend. Deadline: September 1.
Program to help political journalists with limited or no experience covering Washington. Fellows dedicate one day a month for nine months, September through May, to intensive study sessions on such subjects as the federal budget, campaign finance and lobbying. Deadline: June 1.
Each year the Washington Post selects a British journalist who works in Washington during the summer.
Part-time fellowship provides stipend, mentoring and training sessions in exchange for new journalists contributing posts to Web site. Telecommuting allowed. Deadline: ongoing.
Scholarships fund tuition, accommodation and travel for the Wesleyan Writers Conference and are designed for young writers of unusual promise. Several past winners have gone on to win Pulitzer Prizes. The annual summer conference, taught by a faculty of nationally known writers, includes fiction, poetry, and journalism seminars, lectures, and manuscript consultations. Deadline: April 5.
Awarded annually by the Irish Times Trust to a young journalist at the beginning of his/her career for a sustained reporting project on a particular theme. The fellow's work is published in weekly series for the paper lasting up to three months. The fellowship provides "attractive financial support and agreed expenses." Deadline: December 5.
10-month program includes research phase and one or more internships with German institutions of print or broadcast media. Applicants must be proficient in German. Recent college grads also considered. Fellowship includes monthly stipend, travel expenses and health insurance. Deadline: August 1.