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Dart Center Ochberg Fellowship for International Journalists in USA, 2018

Dart Center Ochberg Fellowship is available for senior and mid-career journalists (with at least five years experience) from North America, Central and South America, Europe, the Asia Pacific region, Africa and the Mideast. Fellows attend an intensive weeklong program of seminars and discussions held at Columbia University in New York City.

The Dart Center’s mission is to improve the quality of journalism on traumatic events, while also raising awareness in newsrooms of the impact such coverage has on the journalists telling the stories.

The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma is a resource center and think tank for journalists who cover violence, conflict, and tragedy around the world. A project of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City, the Dart Center also operates Dart Centre in Europe, based in London; Dart Centre Australasia, based in Melbourne; Dart Center West based at the University of Washington in Seattle; and a research node at the University of Tulsa.

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All fellowship seminars are conducted in English. Fellows must be fluent in spoken English to participate in the program.

Course Level: This fellowship is available to senior and mid-career journalists to attend a week long seminar at Columbia University in New York City.

Study Subject(s): Fellowship is awarded in emotional trauma and psychological injury, and improve reporting on violence, conflict, and tragedy.

Scholarship Award: The Ochberg Fellowship covers roundtrip travel to and accommodations in New York City, meals and other expenses directly related to participation. The program does not cover costs related to travel visas, health insurance or ground transportation in fellows’ home cities.

Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility:

  • The Ochberg Fellowships are open to outstanding senior and mid-career journalists (with at least five years experience) working across all media.
  • Past Fellows have ranged from small-town and regional general-assignment and crime reporters to war photographers and foreign correspondents for international news organizations. Applicants’ work must demonstrate journalistic excellence and a strong track record of covering violence and its impact on individuals, families or communities.
  • Fellowships are open to print, broadcast and online reporters, photographers, editors and producers with no fewer than five years’ full-time journalism experience. Approximately half of the Fellows will be based in North America, with the balance drawn from Central and South America, Europe, the Asia Pacific region, Africa and the Middle East.
  • All fellowship seminars are conducted in English. Fellows must be fluent in spoken English to participate in the program.

Nationality: Journalists from North America, Central and South America, Europe, the Asia Pacific region, Africa and the Mideast can apply for these Ochberg Fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: The Ochberg Fellowships are open to outstanding senior and mid-career journalists (with at least five years experience) working across all media.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: All fellowship seminars are conducted in English. Fellows must be fluent in spoken English to participate in the program.

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How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

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Scholarship Application Deadline: This 2016 online application deadline is September 22, 2017.

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