The Knight Visiting Nieman Fellowships at Harvard is offering short-term research opportunities to individuals who are interested in working on projects that are designed to advance journalism. A Nieman Fellowship is an extraordinary, transformative learning opportunity open to journalists working in all media in every country around the world. The fellowship is available for both U.S. and international students. The fellowship offers $223,000 award amount.
The Nieman Foundation for Journalism was founded in 1938. The mission of the foundation is to educate journalists and promote the standards of journalism worldwide.
- All applicants for Nieman Fellowships, including freelancers, must be working journalists with at least five years of full-time media experience.
- Journalism-related work completed as a university student does not count as professional experience. People who work in public relations or at organizations whose primary business is not the media are not eligible to apply.
- There are no age limits or academic prerequisites, and a college degree is not required.
How to Apply:
- For applying the fellowship, the candidates must fill the on-line scholarship application form. The link is: https://nieman.slideroom.com/#/Login
- You may save your information and return as many times as you like prior to the application deadline.
Nieman Foundation is awarding $223,000 amount for the Knight Visiting Nieman Fellowship.
Supporting documents include the following:
- Two essays.
- A professional profile and study plan.
- Work samples.
- Three letters of recommendation.
International journalists: Dec. 1, 2016
U.S. journalists (U.S. citizens): Jan. 31, 2017
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