Deadline: 3 February 2020
Open to: journalists with minimum of 5 years journalistic experience, or equivalent level of expertise, worldwide
Benefits: participation fee, monthly stipend of GBP 2000, travel costs and any visa costs.
To be considered for one of the journalist fellowships, you must have a minimum of five years’ journalistic experience, or in rare cases demonstrate the equivalent level of expertise.
You will be able to understand and join in discussions in English. If English is not your first language, please present suitable evidence —an original certificate no more than two years old and issued by the relevant body that you are at a suitable standard. You can find more information on the university’s English language requirements here.
Most journalists on the program are fully funded. Successful applicants get their fees covered and receive a a monthly stipend of GBP 2000, which will be enough to cover the cost of accommodation, food, and general living expenses. They will also cover the cost of travel to and from the UK and any visa costs.
Additionally, some Journalist Fellows are employees of sponsoring organizations which run their own application process and selection criteria. Please contact them if you want more information on joining the fellowship with these or any other sources of funding.
To apply, you will need to submit the following documents and information using their online application form on the link:
Print journalists should also provide three articles or reports (more than three will not be reviewed), including dates and names of the publications.
Broadcast journalists should also provide a link/URL to an example of your work via Vimeo or YouTube (maximum 10 minutes), plus a brief, written description of the material.
A summary or transcription in English must accompany material in other languages.
Applicants in managerial or editorial positions for whom it would be difficult to send work samples should include a statement of up to 500 words describing your work, including details of any major programs for which you have been responsible.