The Lede Programm at Columbia Journalism School

Application deadline: 


Scholarship priority deadline: 31 March, 2023
Standard Application Deadline: 1 May 2023


Columbia Journalism School’s Lede Program is a 10-week intensive on coding, data analysis, and visual storytelling.

  • From Monday, June 5 to Friday, August 11.
  • The course will be once again operate as a hybrid in-person/remote program.
  • No experience in coding necessary
  • Acquire a plethora of skills, tools and programming languages 


Application requirements for programme:  

  • Current resume/CV
  • Statement of Purpose (optional)
  • Inspirational Summary (optional)
  • Transcripts (optional)
  • Contact information for two recommenders, who will submit letters on your behalf (optional – really!)

The requirements for the scholarship are different. 

More information here