Deadline: 29 June 2018
Open to: mid-career journalists
Fellowships: covered programme fees, travel and visa costs and a living allowance of GBP 2,000 per month
Fellowships offer mid-career journalists the opportunity to reflect on the industry and carry out media-based research while being part of the University of Oxford, studying with an international cohort of journalists and academics.
Applications open for the following fellowships:
- Anglo American Journalist Fellowship
The Fellowships will appeal to journalists who are interested in the opportunity of producing a research paper that falls broadly within the categories of Transparency, Accountability and / or Sustainability.
- Google Digital News Journalist Fellowships
The Fellowships will appeal to journalists who are interested in the opportunity of producing a research paper based on some aspect of either the Digital News Report survey data or digital journalism in their country more generally, with a direct focus on the professional and industry implications based on their own experience.
- Wincott Business Journalist Fellowship
There is one Fellowship available for one term, starting in April 2019. Fellowships are aimed at mid-career business journalists resident in sub-Saharan Africa.
The Fellowships will appeal to business journalists who want to take a deeper look at one aspect of financial reporting.
- The Anglo American Journalist Fellowships are aimed at mid-career journalists resident in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia, Brazil, Peru, Colombia or Chile;
- The Google Digital News Journalist Fellowships are aimed at mid-career journalists resident in one of the countries covered in the Reuters Institute Digital News Report: Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Chile, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan and Turkey;
- The Wincott Business Journalist Fellowship are aimed at mid-career business journalists resident in sub-Saharan Africa;
- The quality of the professional achievements of the journalist, related to the stage they have reached in their career;
- Their potential and interest in being part of an international programme, and of contributing to and making best use of the opportunity presented by the fellowship;
- The quality of their detailed research proposal and their proposed ideas on how they might promote their research.
The Fellowship funding covers programme fees, travel and visa costs and a living allowance of GBP 2,000 per month.
HOW TO APPLY?
- Make sure you are eligible to apply;
- Decide which fellowship funding you will apply for;
- Check the application deadlines;
- Check which application materials you need to prepare;
- Write the required research proposal and personal statement;
- Choose your work samples;
- Ask 2 people to write letters of recommendation;
- Complete the online application form, remembering to attach all the required application materials.