IWMF is offering Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists 2017 for Round 2 to study in the USA. Woman-identifying journalists from anywhere in the world are eligible to apply.
Women journalists worldwide are fully supported, protected, recognized and rewarded for their vital contributions at all levels of the news media. As a result, consumers increase their demand for news with a diversity of voices, stories, and perspectives as a cornerstone of democracy and free expression.
Course Level: Scholarships are awarded to women journalists.
Study Subject: Promoting the work and advancing the role of women in the news media across the globe is critical to transparency and a diversity of voices.
Scholarship Award: Established with a $4 million gift from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, the Fund will support projects including educational opportunities, investigative reporting, and media development initiatives.
Number of Scholarships: Not Known
Scholarship can be taken in the USA
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
- Woman-identifying journalists from anywhere in the world are eligible to apply.
- Professional Journalism must be the applicant’s primary profession.
- Applicants must have three or more years of professional journalism experience.
- Teams of journalists may apply, however, the submission must be a woman journalist and her team must include at least 50% women.
Nationality: Woman-identifying journalists from anywhere in the world are eligible to apply.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have three or more years of professional journalism experience.
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.
How to Apply: All application materials are due via the online system.
Application Deadline: The second round of funding for 2017 will be open for online applications from June 19, 2017 – July 25, 2017.