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Fully Funded Journalism Fellowships at UK Reuters Institute, 2018

The Reuters Institute is inviting applications for Journalism Fellowships to study in the UK. Fellowships may be for three, six or nine months covering one or two terms or a full academic year (October – June) respectively.

The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism offers fully funded Fellowships to well established mid-career journalists from throughout the world.

Course Level: Fellowships are available to mid-carrier journalists.

Eligible Nationalities: Journalists from throughout the world are eligible to apply.

Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism offers fully funded Fellowships to well established mid-career journalists from throughout the world. Applicants must have a minimum of five years’ experience in any branch of journalism and demonstrate sufficient proficiency in English to be able to participate fully in the life of the Programme and write a research paper in English of publishable quality.

To be considered for a Fellowship you must have a minimum of five years journalistic experience, or in rare cases demonstrate the equivalent level of expertise.

 Applicants will be able to write at a publishable level of English, allowing you to participate in the fellowship and produce papers when necessary.

Candidates who are carrying out a research project within one of the Reuters Institute of Journalism’s areas of interest will be given priority in the selection process.

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Method of Application:

Below is a list of the materials you will need to complete your application:

  • A full curriculum vitae
  • 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
  • A second professional reference (e.g. former employer)
  • A sample of your work (please see specific requirements below)

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Scholarship Application Deadline: January 31, 2018

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