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World Journalist Fellowship at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute in USA, 2021

The NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute is proud to offer the World Journalist Fellowship for the academic session 2021-2022.

This Fellowship provides support to international journalists who enrol in one of their graduate programs in journalism at the NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.



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Nice chance for overseas students.

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Brief Description

  • Course Level: Graduate programs in journalism
  • Study Subject: The fellow will pursue the degree in one of the ten concentrations: Business and Economic Reporting, cultural Reporting and Criticism, global and Joint Program Studies Literary Reportage, Magazine and Digital Storytelling, News and Documentary, Reporting the Nation and New York Science, Health and Environmental Reporting, Studio 20: Digital First
  • The award can be taken in the USA


Candidates must

  • hold a non-U.S. passport
  • be fluent in English and at least one additional language
  • currently, e an independent journalist or a journalist working for an independent news organization (corporate or institutional communications does not qualify).
  • have a minimum of four years’ experience at a print or electronic journalism publication by the start of the first day of the program. A combination of freelance journalism assignments equal to at least four years of full-time work will be considered.
  • possess a four-year undergraduate degree or a three-year undergraduate degree plus one year of graduate work.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Journalists interested in the Fellowship must simultaneously complete an application for the fellowship and an application to the M.A. program.
  • 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.


The fellowship covers tuition expenses and registration fees for two of the three or four semesters of the program. The fellow will also receive a stipend of approximately $14,000 for each of the two semesters of the fellowship

Application Deadline:  January 4, 2021

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