World Journalist Fellowship at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute in USA, 2017

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Applications are invited for World Journalist Fellowship for the year 2017. This fellowship provides support to international journalists who enroll in one of their graduate programs in journalism at the NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.

The Fellowship is designed to help promising journalists fulfil their potential; while applicants with strong experience will have an advantage, journalists who demonstrate journalism smarts, drive, ambition and commitment stand an excellent chance as well.

At New York University, they believe that journalism has a serious public mission, and can make a difference in the world. University wants to educate those who agree. Opportunities abound in the media world, but the opportunity to do compelling work that informs, engages and matters to the societies in which they live—this is what drives their faculty, motivates their students, and shapes their basic approach.

Course Level: The fellowship provides an opportunity for internationally based journalists to study in the Master of Arts program in Journalism at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.

Study Subject: The fellow will pursue the degree in one of thier ten concentrations: Business and Economic Reporting; Cultural Reporting and Criticism; Global and Joint Program Studies; Literary Reportage; Magazine Writing; News and Documentary; Reporting New York; Reporting the Nation; Science, Health and Environmental Reporting; and Studio 20.

Scholarship Award: The Fellowship covers tuition expenses and registration fees for two of the three semesters of the program (the Global and Joint Program Studies concentration requires four semesters). The fellow will also receive a stipend of approximately $13,000 for each of the two semesters of the fellowship.

Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility: Candidates must

  • Hold a non-U.S. passport
  • Applicants must be fluent in English and at least one additional language
  • Have at least two years of international journalism experience or a combination of free-lance journalism assignments equal to at least two years of work (Public Relations and corporate communications experience will not be accepted. Work done for internships and student publications do not count.)
  • Complete applications for both the fellowship and for admission to the M.A. program in Journalism
  • Take the GRE
  • Take the TOEFL or IELTS. The TOEFL is waived only if English was an applicant’s language of instruction in his or her degree program.

Nationality: US and Non-US students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have at least two years of international journalism experience or a combination of free-lance journalism assignments equal to at least two years of work (Public Relations and corporate communications experience will not be accepted.

Test Requirements: Students have to take the GRE, the TOEFL or IELTS. The TOEFL is waived only if English was an applicant’s language of instruction in his or her degree program.

English language Requirements: Applicants must be fluent in English and at least one additional language.

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How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The fellowship application deadline is January 4, 2017.

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