Sunday, January 18, 2009

Photojournalism scholarships in London

Several scholarships worth up to $15,000 (or full tuition) are available for undergraduate and graduate students to spend a semester overseas studying photojournalism at Syracuse University's London campus.

The scholarships, funded by the Alexia Foundation for World Peace, honor Alexia Tsairis, a photojournalism student at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, who was a victim of the terrorist bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. She was returning home for the holidays after spending a semester at the Syracuse University London Centre.

Deadline is February 2. Find more info on the foundation's website.

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Friday, January 16, 2009

Swedish university offers free M.A. in global journalism

Full scholarships are available to pursue a master's degree in global journalism at Orebro University in Sweden. These scholarships also cover travel, accommodation, insurance and other living expenses during the time spent in Sweden.

"The master in Global Journalism is a two-year programme for journalists wanting to further their journalistic knowledge and skills focusing on international news reporting," the announcement states. "The programme has a global focus and brings together professional journalists from Africa, Asia, North and South America, and North and Eastern Europe. The programme is offered in cooperation with journalism educations in Denmark, Finland, and Norway, and parts of the programme are given at universities in these countries. The language of instruction is English."

Apply online. Deadline is February 1. Applicants must know English, have a bachelor's degree and at least two year's experience as journalist.

For information about the programme, please contact global.journalism@hum.oru.se
For information about the application and the scholarships please contact freemover@oru.se.

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Sunday, November 9, 2008

Journalism fellowships in Latin America and Caribbean

Journalists and journalism school graduates who are between ages 21 and 35 and who wish to study in and report from Latin America or the Caribbean for one year can receive generous assistance through a journalism fellowship program.

Inter-American Press Association Scholarships provide $20,000 for Americans and Canadians to spend a year studying and reporting in Latin America and the Caribbean. In addition. Latin American and Caribbean journalists are eligible and can spend one year at a U.S or Canadian journalism school.

The deadline to apply is December 31.

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