Application Deadline: January 4th 2017
NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute are now accepting applications for the 2017 World Journalist Fellowship.
This Fellowship provides support to international journalists who enroll in one of our graduate programs in journalism at the NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.
The 2017 Fellowship covers tuition and fees for two semesters of one of the graduate concentrations, as well as a stipend for each of the two semesters. Most of our graduate programs require three semesters of study to complete the M.A. degree, with one program requiring four semesters.
- hold a non-U.S. passport
- applicants must be fluent in English and at least one additional language
- have at least two years of international journalism experience or a combination of free-lance journalism assignments equal to at least two years of work (Public Relations and corporate communications experience will not be accepted. Work done for internships and student publications do not count.)
- complete applications for both the fellowship and for admission to the M.A. program in Journalism
- take the GRE
- take the TOEFL or IELTS. The TOEFL is waived only if English was an applicant’s language of instruction in his or her degree program.
- Full-time Journalists, who are internationally based and who hold non-U.S. passports, with a minimum of two years experience at a print or electronic journalism publication.
- A combination of free-lance journalism assignments equal to at least two years of full-time work will be considered.
- Internships and work for student publications do not count toward the two-year requirement. Public Relations and corporate communications experience do not qualify.
- Applicants must be fluent in English and at least one additional language.
- Candidates must possess a four-year undergraduate degree or a three-year undergraduate degree plus one year of graduate work.
- The Fellowship covers tuition expenses and registration fees for two of the three semesters of the program (the Global and Joint Program Studies concentration requires four semesters).
- The fellow will also receive a stipend of approximately $13,000 for each of the two semesters of the fellowship.
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