Applications Open for World Journalist Fellowship to Support International Journalists (deadline: 4 January 2018)

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Applications are open for World Journalist Fellowship to provide support to international journalists who enroll in one of graduate programs in journalism at the NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.

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 their 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
  • Studio 20

Benefits

  • The Fellowship covers tuition expenses and registration fees for two of the three semesters of the program (the Global and Joint Program Studies concentration requires four semesters).
  • The fellow will also receive a stipend of approximately $13,000 for each of the two semesters of the fellowship.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Full-time Journalists, who are internationally based and who hold non-U.S. passports, with a minimum of two years experience at a print or electronic journalism publication.
  • A combination of free-lance journalism assignments equal to at least two years of full-time work will be considered.
  • Internships and work for student publications do not count toward the two-year requirement.
  • Public Relations and corporate communications experience do not qualify.
  • Applicants must be fluent in English and at least one additional language.
  • Candidates must possess a four-year undergraduate degree or a three-year undergraduate degree plus one year of graduate work.
  • Employees (including immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each) of NYU, or their affiliates and subsidiaries are not eligible.

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.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

For more information, please visit Fellowship.

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