Deadline:

3 February 2020.

Location:

UK.     

(Fully Funded)

Description

Journalist Fellowship

The Reuters Institute, based at the University of Oxford, offers a number of Journalist Fellowships each year. The fully-funded Fellowships are aimed at practising journalists from all over the world, to enable them to research a topic of their choice, related to their work and the broader media industry, before returning to newsrooms.

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The Fellowships offer an opportunity to network with a global group of journalists, spend time away from the daily pressure of deadlines, and examine the key issues facing the industry, with input from leading experts and practitioners.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Journalism.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

Fellowships last three or six months.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • To be considered for a Fellowship you must have a minimum of five years’ journalistic experience, or in rare cases demonstrate the equivalent level of expertise.
  • Able to write at a publishable level of English.
  • If English is not your first language, please present suitable evidence (this is an original certificate no more than two years old and issued by the relevant body) that you are at a suitable standard.
  • To know more about english language requirements click here.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • Most Journalist Fellowships are fully-funded and cover living costs and accommodation.

How to Apply

First Step: To apply, you will need to submit the following documents and information using our online application form (below):

  1. A full curriculum vitae/resume
  2. A personal statement outlining i) your journalistic values, ii) the major trends in the media landscape in which you work, and iii) a summary of what you think you would contribute to the Fellowship programme (no more than 500 words in total).
  3. A statement of up to 1,000 words explaining your proposed research project
  4. A reference from your employer, supporting your application and granting leave of absence – if you are a freelance journalist, they will accept a professional reference from a colleague or higher education tutor
  5. A second professional reference (e.g. former employer)
  6. A sample of your work (please see specific requirements below)
  7. Evidence you have the required English language ability, if English is not your first language (an original certificate that is not more than two years old and issued by the responsible body) – please see more about the university’s language requirements

Second Step:

PRINT JOURNALISTS should provide:

  • Three articles or reports (more than three will not be reviewed), including dates and names of the publications
  • A translation into English must accompany material published in other languages
  • Applicants in managerial or editorial positions for whom it would be difficult to send work samples should include a statement of up to 500 words describing their work

BROADCAST JOURNALISTS should provide:

  • A link/URL to an example of your work via Video or YouTube (maximum 10 minutes), plus a brief, written description of the material
  • A summary or transcription in English must accompany material in other languages
  • Applicants in managerial or editorial positions for whom it would be difficult to send work samples should include a statement of up to 500 words describing your work, including details of any major programmes for which you have been responsible

Third Step: Fill the application form.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Amina Hamed / Egypt

Reviewed by” Rahaf Elkhodary/ Egypt
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