Call for applications for Reuters Journalist Fellowship

Deadline 29 June

 

Applications open from Wednesday 23 May to Friday 29 June for the Reuters Institute Journalist Fellowship Programme. Fellowships offer mid-career journalists the opportunity to reflect on the industry and carry out media-based research while being part of the University of Oxford, studying with an international cohort of journalists and academics.

 

3 Types of Fellowships:

  • The Anglo American Journalist Fellowship: Two academic terms; Starting January 2019
  • The Google Digital News Fellowship: Two academic terms; Starting January 2019
  • The Wincott Fellowship: One academic term; Starting April 2019

 

Anglo American Journalist Fellowship

The Anglo American Journalist Fellowships are aimed at mid-career journalists resident in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia, Brazil, Peru, Colombia or Chile.

The Fellowships will appeal to journalists who are interested in the opportunity of producing a research paper that falls broadly within the categories of Transparency, Accountability and / or Sustainability.

Applications will be assessed on three main criteria:

  • The quality of the professional achievements of the journalist, related to the stage they have reached in their career
  • Their potential and interest in being part of an international programme, and of contributing to and making best use of the opportunity presented by the fellowship
  • The quality of their detailed research proposal and their proposed ideas on how they might promote their research.

There is one six month Fellowship available each academic year. The Fellowship funding covers programme fees, travel and visa costs and a living allowance of £2,000 per month.

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Google Digital News Journalist Fellowships

The Google Digital News Journalist Fellowships are aimed at mid-career journalists resident in one of the countries covered in the Reuters Institute Digital News Report: 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.

The Fellowships will appeal to 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.
Applications will be assessed on the basis of three main criteria:

  • The quality of the professional achievements of the journalist related to the stage they have reached in their career
  • Their potential and interest in being part of an international programme, and of contributing to and making best use of the opportunity presented by the Fellowship
  • The quality of their detailed research proposal and their proposed ideas on how they might promote their findings for the benefit of their colleagues and the industry more generally.

There are two Fellowships available for two terms (6 months) commencing in January 2019. Fellows receive a living allowance of £2000 per month.

Click here to apply online

 

Wincott Business Journalist Fellowship

The Reuters Institute is seeking applications for Wincott Journalist Fellowships as part of its world renowned Journalist Fellowship Programme based at the Reuters Institute in Oxford.

There is one Fellowship available for one term, starting in April 2019. Fellowships are aimed at mid-career business journalists resident in sub-Saharan Africa.

The Fellowships will appeal to business journalists who want to take a deeper look at one aspect of financial reporting.

Applications will be assessed on the basis of three main criteria:

  • The quality of the professional achievements of the journalist related to the stage they have reached in their career
  • Their potential and interest in being part of an international programme, and of contributing to and making best use of the opportunity presented by the Fellowship
  • The quality of their detailed research proposal, which should focus on an aspect of business reporting.

Click here to apply online