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Council on Foreign Relations Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship in USA, 2019

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) with support of the Carnegie Corporation is offering fellowship to promote the quality of responsible and discerning journalism that exemplified the work of Edward R. Murrow in the USA.

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) has been the leading independent foreign policy organization in the United States since its founding in 1921.

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Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: March 1, 2019
  • Course Level: Fellowship is awarded distinguished foreign correspondent or editor.
  • Study Subject: The program enables the fellow to engage in sustained analysis and writing, expand his or her intellectual and professional horizons, and extensively participate in the CFR’s active program of meetings and events. The fellow will be part of the David Rockefeller Studies Program, CFR’s think tank, alongside the program’s full-time, adjunct, and visiting fellows, whose expertise extends across the broad range of significant foreign policy issues facing the United States and the international community.
  • Scholarship Award: The program awards a stipend of $75,000 as well as a modest travel grant. The fellow is considered an independent contractor rather than an employee of CFR, and is not eligible for employment benefits, including health insurance.
  • Number of Scholarships: Not given
  • Nationality: Students of USA
  • Scholarship can be taken in  USA

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: The students USA can apply for this fellowship.
  • Entrance Requirements:
    • Applicants must be U.S. citizens
    • Applicants must have distinguished credentials in the field of journalism
    • Applicants must have covered international news as a working journalist for print, broadcast, or online media widely available in the United States

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Application Procedure:

Interested candidates who meet the program’s eligibility requirements can apply online between January 1 and March 1 on an annual basis. The selected candidate is notified in April.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

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