Deadline: 31 January 2022
Open to: journalist from Sub-Saharan Africa or the Middle East
Benefits: eight-month stipend and other benefits
Applications are open for the Gordon N. Fisher/JHR Journalism Fellowship 2022-2023. The Fellowship is an annual opportunity for a journalist from Sub-Saharan Africa or the Middle East to participate in the William Southam Journalism Fellowship Program at Massey College in the University of Toronto.
The Fisher Fellowship runs in tandem with the William Southam Journalism Fellowships and takes place over one
academic year – September to May – at the University of Toronto.
Fellows are able to choose from a wide range of university courses and activities, are free to audit any graduate or undergraduate courses and have access to the University’s many facilities. Fellows live at Massey College, a multi-disciplinary graduate residential college in the University of Toronto. There are no educational prerequisites for a Fellowship, nor do Fellows receive credits or degrees for work done during the academic year. The program typically requires auditing at least two academic courses a semester; one academic course must be taken in full and all assignments completed.
The Fellowship underwrites:
In order for an application to be eligible for consideration, candidates must submit the following before the January 31, 2022 deadline:
For more information, please visit the official website.