#REUTERS #INSTITUTE #JOURNALIST #FELLOWSHIP #PROGRAMME 2019

 

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

DESCRIPTION

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.

ELIGIBILITY

  • 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.

FELLOWSHIPS

The Fellowship funding covers programme fees, travel and visa costs and a living allowance of GBP 2,000 per month.

HOW TO APPLY?

  1. Make sure you are eligible to apply;
  2. Decide which fellowship funding you will apply for;
  3. Check the application deadlines;
  4. Check which application materials you need to prepare;
  5. Write the required research proposal and personal statement;
  6. Choose your work samples;
  7. Ask 2 people to write letters of recommendation;
  8. Complete the online application form, remembering to attach all the required application materials.
For more information  please visit the official website
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