Funding brief: This Fellowship provides support to international journalists who enroll in one of our graduate programs in journalism at the NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. All of our programs are 3 semesters, except for Global and Joint Program Studies and Literary Reportage, which is 4 semesters:
● Business and Economic Reporting
● Cultural Reporting and Criticism
● Global and Joint Program Studies
● Literary Reportage
● Magazine Writing
● News and Documentary
● Reporting the Nation and New York
● Science, Health and Environmental Reporting
● Studio 20: Digital First
Please see the special requirements below for applying for the World Journalist Fellowship. If you do not meet these qualifications, consider applying for admission outside the fellowship. All accepted applicants are considered for other scholarship awards from the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
Donor Name: New York University, Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
Funding name: World Journalist Fellowship
Deadline: All applications must be received by January, 4th, 2019.
Funding details link: Click to view
Funding limit: The 2019 Fellowship covers tuition expenses and registration fees for two of the three or four semesters of the program. The fellow will also receive a stipend of approximately $14,000 for each of the two semesters of the fellowship.
Project start date: N//A
Project duration: N//A
Eligible organization: As below
Eligibility: Candidates must:
● Hold a non-U.S. passport
● Be fluent in English and at least one additional language
● Currently be an independent journalist or a journalist working for an independent news organization (corporate or institutional communications does not qualify).
● Have a minimum of four years’ experience at a print or electronic journalism publication. A combination of freelance journalism assignments equal to at least four years of full-time work will be considered. Internships and work for student publications do not count toward the four-year requirement. Public Relations and corporate communications experience do not qualify.
● Possess a four-year undergraduate degree or a three-year undergraduate degree plus one year of graduate work.
● Complete applications for both the fellowship and for admission to the M.A. program in Journalism
GRE: some graduate concentrations require the GRE and some make it optional. Check the list below:
● Cultural Reporting & Criticism: Optional
● Global & Joint Program Studies: Required
● News & Documentary: Optional
● Science, Health, & Economic Reporting: Required
● Magazine Writing: Required
● Studio 20: Digital First: Optional
● Literary Reportage: Optional
● Reporting the Nation & New York: Optional
● Business & Economic Reporting: Optional
● TOEFL: take the TOEFL or IELTS. The TOEFL is waived only if English was an applicant’s language of instruction in his or her degree program.
● Applications are restricted to journalists reporting and working internationally for at least four consecutive years.
Eligible Country: No Country Bar Found (Open to all regions)
Submission mail: Not found
How to apply: Interested applicant may apply through the website (Click to view).
● The judges will consider applications from candidates who do not have work experience at an English-language publication. All candidates must demonstrate a high level of fluency in English.
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