McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism in USA

Posted on October 17th, 2017 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 December 2017 Open to: to anyone with at least five years professional experience in journalism Benefits: 5,000 USD stipend a month for up to three months


The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Business Journalism, an initiative of the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism, began offering Fellowships to accomplished business journalists in the summer of 2014. Nearly two dozen veteran journalists have since been awarded grants of up to USD 15,000.

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The aim of the McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism is to support in-depth, ambitious coverage of critical issues related to the global economy and business. In an age when many news organizations no longer have the resources to tackle complex,... Read More »

UNHCR – Public Information Volunteer Internship 2017 in USA

Posted on September 14th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 October 2017 Opento: intern with a background in journalism, communications, media relations, social media, multi- media skills and some content creation for the web. Benefits: deeper knowledge of the work of UNHCR and other professional working skills


The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, was established in 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly to provide protection and assistance to refugees worldwide. In more than five decades, UNHCR has helped more than 50 million people restart their lives. Today, UNCHR staff in more than 120 countries continue to help and protect millions of refugees, returnees, internally displaced and stateless people.

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The Regional Representation of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in Washington, DC, seeks volunteer interns to assist... Read More »

Knight Visiting Nieman Fellowships at Harvard 2018

Posted on September 12th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 29 September 2017 Open to: publishers, programmers, designers, media analysts, academics, journalists and others Benefits: fully funded three-month fellowship at Harvard University


The Visiting Fellowship program at Nieman was established in 2012 to invite individuals with promising research proposals to advance journalism to take advantage of the many resources at Harvard and the Nieman Foundation. Those who apply include publishers, programmers, designers, media analysts, academics, journalists and others interested in enhancing quality, building new business models or designing programs to improve journalism. In 2015, Knight Foundation provided a grant to support the projects and advance journalism innovation. The fellowships are now known as the Knight Visiting Nieman Fellowships.

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The Knight Visiting Nieman Fellowships at Harvard offer... Read More »

Dart Center Ochberg Fellowship 2018 in NYC

Posted on August 23rd, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 22 September 2017 Open to: journalists Benefits: roundtrip travel, lodging, meals and expenses directly related to participation


The Dart Center Ochberg Fellowship is a unique seminar program for veteran and mid-career journalists who wish to deepen their knowledge of emotional trauma and psychological injury and improve reporting on violence, conflict, and tragedy.

Fellows attend an intensive weeklong program of seminars held at Columbia University in New York City. Program activities include briefings by prominent interdisciplinary experts in the trauma and mental health fields; conversations with journalist colleagues on issues of ethics, craft and practice, and a variety of other opportunities for intellectual engagement and peer learning.

Eligibility The Ochberg Fellowships are open to outstanding journalists (with at least five years... Read More »

Paid Internship at Democracy Reporting International in Germany

Posted on August 17th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 September 2017 Open to: students able to work in Germany Benefits: 400 EUR/ month


Democracy Reporting International (DRI) is a non-partisan, independent, not-for-profit organisation registered in Berlin. Democracy Reporting International promotes the political participation of citizens, the accountability of state bodies and the development of democratic institutions world-wide.

Democracy Reporting International is currently recruiting an intern for its Berlin headquarters to support DRI’s work in Asia (Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka) and its GSP+ Global Labour and Human Rights project. The intern will support the Asia Team in the areas of communications and project management/administration.

Tasks include:

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Contribute to writing and editing website stories and newsletter articles; Support in drafting and scheduling... Read More »

The Resilience Journalism Fellowship Program 2017

Posted on August 2nd, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Open to: mid-career journalists with background on environmental issues Venue: New York City, NY, USA, October 22-27, 2017


This fall, up to 15 journalists will gather in New York City for six days of study and discussion as part of the new Resilience Journalism Fellowship at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

The program, scheduled for Oct. 22-27, will focus on the science of climate change and resilience — defined as a system’s capacity to absorb disturbance and still retain its basic function and structure.


The Resilience Fellowship is designed for mid-career journalists who have some background reporting on environmental issues as a staff reporter, producer, editor, or freelancer.  

Applicants should have at least five... Read More »

Journalism School in Dubrovnik

Posted on July 27th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Open to: journalists coming from the Balkan region Scholarship: accommodation, full board, participation fee and travel costs up to 100 EUR


This year’s BIRN Summer School of Investigative Reporting will take place at the Astarea Hotel in Mlini, Croatia from August 20 until August 26, 2017. The Summer School will bring together a superb line-up of journalists and trainers. The lead trainer will be Blake Morrison, investigative projects editor at Reuters in New York and lecturer at Columbia University, New York.

Others trainers will include Miranda Partucic, winner of many awards among which European Press Prize 2015, Christiaan Triebert, Bellingcat European Press Prize winner in 2017 and Henk van Ess, one of the world best... Read More »

Rest and Refuge Scholarship Program 2017

Posted on July 25th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Open to: journalists from countries in crisis or war Benefits: all expenses paid three month stay in Berlin


Rest and Refuge Scholarship is a project run by Reporters without Borders Germany and taz Panter Foundation, a non-profit organization linked to die tageszeitung (taz), a daily newspaper in Berlin.

We invite two journalists from countries in crisis or war to stay in Berlin. We offer them a time of refuge and rest up to three months.

The first journalist will be invited from September to November 2017, the second from March to May 2018.

Eligibility Journalists who need a time out from their difficult working conditions. This might be the case after covering stories in an oppressive environment or after covering stories in... Read More »

The UN Climate Negotiations in Bonn, Germany

Posted on July 10th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 21 July 2017 Open to: journalists and media representatives Venue: Bonn, Germany Description

The Climate Change Media Partnership (CCMP) led by Internews’ Earth Journalism Network is pleased to announce Fellowship opportunities for journalists to attend the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Bonn, Germany in mid-November 2017. Formed in 2007 by Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN), Panos London and the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), the CCMP has brought developing country journalists to the annual UN climate summits since 2007. This has enabled them to cover the summit for their home media organizations, work with experienced and knowledgeable journalists from around the world, and gain a multifaceted understanding of... Read More »

News Corp Media Fellowship for African Journalists

Posted on June 26th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 27 July 2017 Open to: English-speaking African journalists, videographers, newsroom editors, bloggers and journalists from all areas of expertise and any country in Africa Fellowship: all travel and fellowship expenses are covered by the program


Interested in sharpening your digital skills while working alongside your peers in London? Eager to share your experience with award-winning colleagues abroad? So, what are you waiting for? Apply to the News Corp Media Fellowship for a chance to learn how some of the most prestigious news outlets in the world operate.

Working with ICFJ, News Corp will bring two journalists from any country in Africa to London to spend a month honing their journalistic skills at The Times and at The Wall Street Journal London bureau. During the... Read More »