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Apply: New York University (NYU) World Journalist Fellowship 2019

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.

Application Deadline: 4th January 2019

Eligible Countries: International

To Be Taken At (Country): USA

About the Award: The Fellowship provides an opportunity for internationally based journalists to study in the Master of Arts program in Journalism at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. The fellow will pursue the degree in one of our nine concentrations: Business and Economic Reporting; Cultural Reporting and Criticism; Global and Joint Program Studies; Literary Reportage; Magazine Writing; News and Documentary; Reporting the Nation & New York; Science, Health and Environmental Reporting; and Studio 20.

Type: Fellowship

Eligibility: Candidates must:

  • hold a non-U.S. passport
  • applicants must be fluent in English and at least one additional language
  • have at least two years of international journalism experience or a combination of free-lance journalism assignments equal to at least two years of work (Public Relations and corporate communications experience will not be accepted. Work done for internships and student publications do not count.)
  • complete applications for both the fellowship and for admission to the M.A. program in Journalism
  • some graduate concentrations require the GRE and some make it optional. Check with the website of the concentration to see if the GRE is required.
  • 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.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value and Duration of Award: 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.

How to Apply: Journalists interested in the Fellowship must simultaneously complete (1) an application for the fellowship and (2) an application to the M.A. program at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. Applicants must select one of our nine concentrations that most interest them as a course of study. The Journalism Institute reviews fellowship applications in collaboration with NYU’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. In order to be considered for the fellowship, you must be accepted into a graduate program to receive funds.

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Award Providers: New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.

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