Reuters Institute Journalist Fellowship for Media Professionals Worldwide in UK, 2019

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Scholarship Description:

Applications are now open for Reuters Institute Journalist Fellowship Programme available to mid-career Journalists. Three types of fellowships are available i.e. The Anglo American Journalist Fellowships, The Google Digital News Journalist Fellowships and Wincott Business Journalist Fellowship.

Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Host College/University:

The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is a UK-based research centre and think tank. The Reuters Institute is the University of Oxford’s research centre on issues affecting news media globally.

Degree level:

Fellowships are available for mid-career journalists.

Field of Study:

 This fellowship is 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.

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Scholarship Award:

Anglo American Journalist Fellowship:

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

Google Digital News Journalist Fellowships:

Fellows receive a living allowance of £2000 per month.

Nationalities:

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.

Wincott Business Journalist Fellowship: Fellowships are aimed at mid-career business journalists resident in sub-Saharan Africa.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Anglo American Journalist Fellowship:

Applications will be assessed on three main criteria:

  • 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.

Google Digital News Journalist Fellowships:

Applications will be assessed on the basis of three main criteria:

  • 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 findings for the benefit of their colleagues and the industry more generally.

Wincott Business Journalist Fellowship:

Applications will be assessed on the basis of three main criteria:

  • 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, which should focus on an aspect of business reporting.

English Language Requirements: 

Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Applying procedure Instructions:

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Scholarship Official Web Links:

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Scholarship Deadline:

June 29, 2018.

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