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Journalism Scholarships, 2018-2019

You possibly want to explore what journalism scholarship options are available currently. There are different types of journalism scholarships out there. This section is exclusively for Journalism students. Scholarships in Journalism are available for students who are interested in writing, photography and broadcasting. Renowned international universities are pleased to award excellent financial aids and grants to competent students who are planning to develop their career in the field of journalism. These study abroad scholarships and grants are offered for various levels ranging from bachelors, masters to PhD programs in numerous areas of study. Located here are a variety of financial aid opportunities and set off the costs of your education. Click the links below and follow the efficient scholarship application process for which you are eligible.

IJP German-Northern European Journalists’ Bursary Program, 2017
The German non-profit organization IJP–International Journalists’ Programmes is offering a bursary for early and mid-career journalists in 2016. Five journalists from the Nordic countries and six from the Baltic states will have the opportunity to work for German media outlets for two months in 2016. At the same time, five German journalists visit host media in Northern Europe. A recent addition is a possibility for six journalists from the Baltic countries to work for a media organization in Germany. The scholarship programme starts off with a four-day introductory conference in one of the Nordic capitals or Berlin (April 7th-10th, 2016). Subsequently, the participating journalists will begin their stay at their respective host organizations.

Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program for Azerbaijani Students, 2016-2017
Applications are invited for Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program from Azerbaijani Students for 2016-2017 academic year. It provides grants to conduct postdoctoral research at U.S. institutions from an academic semester (4 months) to a full academic year (9 months). Researchers, university lecturers and experts from academic institutions, government and non-government structures who wish to conduct post-doctoral research, lecture, or pursue combined lecturing and research in the United States are eligible to participate in this program.

Daily Mail Postgraduate Scholarship in Multimedia Journalism at University of Kent, 2017
The university of Kent is offering a postgraduate scholarship in Multimedia Journalism. Applicants must have formally accepted a full-time place on the MA in Multimedia Journalism running during the 2015/16 academic year. The recipient will receive £5,000 towards tuition fees and a work placement at the Daily Mail – Britain’s most consistently successful popular newspaper since 1896. The application deadline is 25 January.

Nieman Fellowships for the US and International Journalists in the USA, 2017
Applications are invited for Nieman Fellowships journalists working in all media in every country around the world. The Foundation selects up to 12 U.S. citizens and 12 international journalists for full academic-year Nieman Fellowships. All prospective fellows must speak, read and write English fluently. Those selected for the program spend two full semesters at Harvard auditing classes with some of the university’s greatest thinkers, participating in Nieman events and collaborating with peers.

Arryman Fellows Awards for Indonesian Students in the USA, 2017
Indonesian Scholarship and Research Support Foundation (ISRSF) invites applications for Arryman Fellows Awards from Indonesian graduates holding at least S1 degree. This award is an innovative “1+6” educational scholarship leading to the doctoral degree. Fellows take graduate classes for credit in their chosen field of study, receive advanced English language training, and write a major research paper. Arryman Fellows who are successfully admitted during their first year of a Northwestern Ph.D. program are eligible to become Arryman Scholars. The application deadline is December 31st, 2015.

Joan Shorenstein Fellowship at Harvard Kennedy School in the USA, 2017
The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School is offering eight one-semester residential fellowships for the US and international citizens. An eligible applicant must be a full-time journalist, politician, scholar or policymaker currently active in their field. Fellows will receive a stipend of $30,000 for one semester. Applications are due by February 1, 2016, for the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 semesters.

MA Multimedia Journalism Scholarships at the University of Kent in the UK
The university of Kent is inviting applications for MA multimedia journalism scholarships. Candidates must have formally applied and held an offer for the MA. The scholarships will cover 50% of tuition fees at the Home/EU rate for 1 year.

JB Fairfax Award for Rural Journalism in Australia, 2017
Royal Agriculture Society of NSW (RAS) Foundation is offering journalism award for Australian citizens. An eligible applicant must be enrolled to study for any undergraduate or postgraduate degree of relevance to rural affairs at an approved Australian education provider. The Award includes a scholarship of up to $10,000 and practical work experience at Rural Press and the Sydney Royal Easter Show. The winning article is published in a major rural publication.

Chevening South Asia Journalism Fellowship Programme (SAJP) in the UK, 2017
Applications are invited for Chevening South Asia Journalism Fellowship Programme from mid-career journalists from the South Asian region. Fellows will participate in seven weeks of lectures, visits, and discussions that introduce them to key UK academics, media and political figures in the field. They will also spend time meeting their peers in some of the UK’s top media organisations, as well as running a symposium on a topic of their choice in the final week.

Dart Center Ochberg Fellowship for International Journalists in the USA
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 Ochberg Fellowship covers round-trip travel and accommodations in New York City, meals and other expenses directly related to participation.

Bond College Journalism Scholarships for International Students
Bond University offers international students scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate study. Students whose first language is not English must refer to and meet Bond University’s standard English entry requirements for undergraduate applicants and English entry requirements for postgraduate applicants. These scholarships will award up to 50% tuition remission for students commencing in January, May or September 2016 (please note that the deferral of a scholarship will only be granted in extenuating circumstances, such as illness, family bereavement or essential overseas travel). Scholarships cover either a single or combined bachelor or master’s degree program (excluding Bond University’s Medical Program, Master of Psychology, and Doctor of Physiotherapy). Students from any country may apply.

ICFJ Senior Knight International Journalism Fellowship, 2017
The International Center for Journalists offers Knight International Journalism Fellowship for one year, with the possibility of extension for up to two more years. The Fellowships will introduce innovations that improve the way journalists and media use mobile technology to inform and engage the public. The Senior Knight Health Journalism Fellow who may be from any country will be based in Kenya, Nigeria or South Africa. The Fellow will work with a team that includes other Knight Fellows focused on digital innovation and audience engagement strategies, and oversee health journalism specialists to be based in each of the four countries. The application deadline is January 7.

World Press Institute Fellowship Program, 2017
Applications are invited for WPI journalism fellowship available for international journalists working outside of the United States who have at least five years of professional journalistic experience in any medium. Journalists can work for news or editorial departments of newspapers, wire services, radio, television, websites, online publications or magazines of general public interest. The program usually begins in mid-August and end in mid-October. The fellows will spend three weeks in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota and then travel to several U.S. cities, including New York and Washington, D.C., for briefings, interviews and visits. They will return to Minnesota for the final week of the program. Selection is a competitive process. The applications deadline is February 15.

Erasmus Mundus Masters Scholarship, 2017
Applications are invited for Erasmus Mundas masters scholarships in Journalism, Media and Globalisation available for EU and Non-EU students. The scholarships are divided into category A (for third country (non-EU) students) and B scholarships (for European (EU/EEA) students and others). All Mundus Journalism students can apply for Erasmus+ stipends for the second year of their Master’s studies if they have not been granted an Erasmus Mundus scholarship or received Erasmus+ funding within their BA studies. The first year is spent in Denmark at Aarhus University and the Danish School of Media and Journalism and a second specialism year at one of the programme’s other four European partners. Some students also have the option of spending a semester abroad at one of the programme’s non-European partner universities during the second semester of the first year. The application deadline is January 10.

Google Journalism Fellowship in the USA
Applications are invited for Google Journalism Fellowship for 2015-2016 academic year. Fellowship is open to US applicants. To qualify applicants must be a US student or a student studying in the US with a relevant visa. There will be a focus on data driven journalism, building news apps, online free expression and rethinking the business of journalism. The 10-week long Fellowship will open with time spent at Google followed by nine weeks at one of the participating organizations. Fellows will receive a stipend of $8,500 USD for 10 weeks during the summer of 2015 (June-August) and a travel budget of $1,000 USD.

Knight-Wallace Fellowships in the USA
The university of Michigan is awarding Knight-Wallace Fellowships for the US and international journalists. Fellows devise a personalised study plan with access to the courses and resources of the University of Michigan. A typical Knight-Wallace Fellowship class comprises 12 U.S. journalists and six international colleagues. U.S. fellowships are offered for eight months. International fellowships are offered for either four months or eight months, as funding is available. U.S. fellows receive $70,000- distributed as $8,750 monthly from September through April. Stipend details vary for international fellows and are worked out on an individual basis.

School of Humanities Honours Scholarship
Griffith University is offering two Honours scholarships one for Gold Coast Campus and one for Nathan Campus within the School of Humanities. Scholarships are available to students who have recently completed an undergraduate degree and will enrol for Honours programs for 2015 in the area of Arts, Communication or Journalism. Each scholarship is valued at $3,000, cash payment to be made in two-semester instalments of $1,500 per semester.

Solomon Mahlangu Scholarship
National Youth Development Agency invites applications for Solomon Mahlangu Scholarship available for South African students. Scholarships are awarded for high school learners who plan to attend one of the participating universities as a 1st-year full-time student after completing the National Senior Certificate. The Scholarship will cover 100% of the cost for books, university residence meals, tuition, university accommodation and private accommodation.

Hinrich Global Trade Leader Scholarship
Applications are invited for Hinrich Global Trade Leader scholarship for the academic year 2015-2016. Scholarships are open for the students of India, Cambodia, Vietnam and Philippines. Successful candidates will study Master of Arts in International Journalism at Hong Kong Baptist University on a full-time basis. Hinrich Foundation offers full scholarship supports covering tuition and mandatory fees, monthly living & incidental allowance, airfare, visa and educational materials. To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must have an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, be fluent in English and able to meet all academic, entrance and other requirements of the university.

Thomson Reuters Foundation Fellowships
Thomson Reuters Foundation is offering fellowship for experienced journalists wishing to undertake research projects on a variety of subjects. These are fully-funded fellowships of three or six months (one or two terms). Approximately 6 Thomson Reuters Fellows are from dozens of countries around the world are selected each year from both print and broadcast media to study. Applicants must have a minimum of five years experience in any branch of journalism and have English proficiency.

Vice-Chancellor’s Journalism Scholarships
Canterbury Christ Church University is offering Vice-Chancellors Journalism Scholarships for international students to pursue undergraduate and taught postgraduate degree programme. These Vice-Chancellors Scholarships will be awarded for up to three years of undergraduate study and for up to one year for postgraduate study. Being merit-based, both scholarships are competitive and will be awarded to the applicants who demonstrate the highest level of academic achievement.

IPAC Visiting Graduate Journalism Fellowships
Fellowships allow students to visit IPAC-Caltech and perform astronomical research in close association with an IPAC scientist. Several students are expected to be accepted each year, subject to the availability of funding. These graduate fellowships will be awarded for a 6-month period. Funding from IPAC will be provided for a 6-month period via monthly stipends, plus relocation expenses.

Miami University Merit Journalism Scholarships
Miami University is inviting applications for merit scholarships from first-year, full-time undergraduate students who enrol on the Oxford campus for fall 2015. These merit scholarships are automatically renewed for four years, provided the student maintains the academic requirements as stipulated in the financial aid award letter.

Nieman-Berkman Fellowship in Journalism Innovation
The Nieman Foundation is inviting applications for Fellowship in Journalism Innovation for the 2014-15 academic year. The fellow will be expected to spend the year in residence in Cambridge. The fellow will receive $60,000 as a stipend over 10 months.

Council on Foreign Relations Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship
The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) with the support of the Carnegie Corporation is offering fellowship to promote the quality of responsible and discerning journalism. The program awards a stipend of $65,000 as well as a modest travel grant.

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