4 January  2020



(Partially Funded)


World Journalist Fellowship.

This Fellowship provides support to international journalists who enroll in one of our graduate programs in journalism at the NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.

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Their curriculum is designed to help experienced journalists broaden their skills. In addition, some of their concentrations are defined by subject matter and enable students to deepen their expertise in the subject they are covering as journalists. Interacting with the other students from around the world, and studying and working in the culturally rich city of New York, has helped a number of students launch new careers and provided them with better opportunities to excel in a fast-growing and exciting areas.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Business and Economic Reporting
  • Cultural Reporting and Criticism
  • Global and Joint Program Studies
  • Literary Reportage
  • Magazine Writing
  • News and Documentary
  • Reporting the Nation and New York
  • Science, Health and Environmental Reporting
  • Studio 20: Digital First

Required Languages


(TOEFL OR IELTS) For the TOEFL, the Graduate School recommends that the applicant achieve a minimum TOEFL score of 100 on the internet-based test. For the IELTS, a minimum overall band score of at least 7 is recommended.

Eligible Countries


Program Period

Two years

All of the programs are 3 semesters, except for: Global and Joint Program Studies and Literary Reportage, which is 4 semesters.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

Candidates must:

  • hold a non-U.S. passport.
  • be fluent in English and at least one additional language.
  • currently be an independent journalist or a journalist working for an independent news organization (corporate or institutional communications does not qualify).
  • have a minimum of four years’ experience at a print or electronic journalism publication. A combination of freelance journalism assignments equal to at least four years of full-time work will be considered. Internships and work for student publications do not count. Public Relations and corporate communications experience do not qualify.
  • possess a four-year undergraduate degree or a three-year undergraduate degree plus one year of graduate work.
  • complete applications for both the fellowship and for admission to the M.A. program in Journalism.
  • GRE: some graduate concentrations require the GRE and some make it optional. Check the list below:
  • Required:
    • Science, Health, & Economic Reporting.
    • Global & Joint Program Studies.
    • Magazine Writing.
    • Science, Health, & Economic Reporting.
  • Optional
    • Cultural Reporting & Criticism.
    • News & Documentary.
    • Studio 20: Digital First.
    • Literary Reportage.
    • Reporting the Nation & New York.
    • Business & Economic Reporting.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

The fellowship covers:

  • tuition expenses only for two of the three or four semesters of the program .
  • registration fees only for two of the three or four semesters of the program .
  • stipend of approximately $14,000 for each of the two semesters of the fellowship.

How to Apply

First Step: You must apply for a MA program of your choice at the NYU Journalism Institute, in the Graduate School of Arts and Science.

Second Step: Create an account here then fill in the application .

Third StepIf you were chosen as a fellow, you will receive an offer letter and must commit to accept the fellowship by April 15, 2020.

For more information about the program, contact:

Tiffany Charbonier
Graduate Administrative Aide, Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute

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This Scholarship Published by:
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