Journalists from around the world are encouraged to apply for the World Press Institute fellowship program in the United States. Deadline: January 31, 2010.
Through its fellowship program, the World Press Institute brings 10 international journalists to the U.S. each year for an eight-week program to experience reporting in the country.
The 2010 WPI fellowship will begin August 16 and end October 8. It begins with a three-week residency in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. The fellows will then spend four weeks traveling to four or five U.S. cities before returning to Minnesota for the final week of the program.
Requirements for applicants, include: At least five years of full-time news experience; fluency in all aspects of English; several written essays; three letters of recommendation; and at least three work samples.
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