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Google Digital News Journalist Fellowships at Reuters Institute in UK, 2020

The Reuters Institute is pleased to offer the Google Digital News Journalist Fellowships for sparkling international candidates in the UK.

The institute provides modern educational and research environments that will enable students and researchers to face current challenges and to focus on knowledge as a principle driving force for development.

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The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism marks the University of Oxford’s commitment to creating an international research centre in the comparative study of journalism. The Institute aims to serve as the leading forum for a productive engagement between scholars from a wide range of disciplines and the practitioners of journalism.

  • Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing research programme.
  • Study Subject: Fellowships are available in the field of Journalism
  • Award: Fellows receive a living allowance of £2,000 per month
  • The award can be taken in the UK

Eligibility

  • Applicant must be resident in one of the countries: Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Chile, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan and Turkey.
  • Journalists who are interested in the opportunity of producing a research paper based on some aspect of either the Digital News Report survey data or digital journalism in their country more generally, with a direct focus on the professional and industry implications based on their own experience.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: To apply, you will need to submit the following documents and information using our online application form :
  • A full curriculum vitae/resume
  • 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).
  • A statement of up to 1,000 words explaining your proposed research project
  • A reference from your employer, supporting your application and granting leave of absence – if you are a freelance journalist, we will accept a professional reference from a colleague or higher education tutor
  • A second professional reference
  • A sample of your work
  • English Language Requirement:
  • IELTS: overall score of 7.0 (with at least 7.0 in each of the four components)
  • TOEFL (paper-based): overall score of 600 with a Test of Written English score of 5.5
  • TOEFL (internet-based): overall score of 110 with component scores of at least: Listening 22, Reading 24, Speaking 25, and Writing 24.
  • Cambridge English: Advanced, also known as the Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): grade A if taken before January 2015, or a score of at least 185.
  • Cambridge English: Proficiency, also known as the Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): grade B if taken before January 2015, or a score of at least 185.
  • English Language GCSE, or O-level: grade B (for IGCSE, please see below)
  • International Baccalaureate Standard Level (SL): score of 5 in English (as Language A or B)
  • European Baccalaureate: score of 70% in English.

Application Deadline: February 3, 2020

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