Applications are now open for the Fully Funded Stigler Center Journalists in Residence Program, Chicago 2020.
Launched in March 2017, the Stigler Center Journalists in Residence Program provides a transformative learning experience for up-and-coming journalists from around the world, working in all forms of media. Further, It aims to shape the next generation of leaders in business reporting.
The program will take place over approximately 12 weeks at our Hyde Park campus, during which selected participants will audit classes, participate in events, collaborate with peers, and socialize with the university’s greatest scholars. Participants will choose their own classes at Chicago Booth. Examples of classes include The Firm also the Non-Market Environment with professor Marianne Bertrand and Crony Capitalism with professor Luigi Zingales.
- Reimbursement for economy-class airfare to/from Chicago also SEVIS and visa application fees
- A stipend* of $12,000 to cover living expenses over the twelve-week program
- World-class training in business fundamentals at Chicago Booth free of charge
- Further, Participation in seminars and workshops at Chicago Booth and across the university
- An opportunity to write for the ProMarket blog
- Interaction with Booth faculty and students as well as other program participants
- Likewise, Designated study space
- Certificate of participation upon successful completion of program
- Working journalists who have some years of media experience and are proficient in English are encouraged to apply.
- Audit 3 classes
- Attend and actively participate in classes also complete all required readings and assignments
- Participate in Stigler lectures, lunches, and social events as well as other events recommended by the center
- Sign a letter of agreement with the center to indicate that the program guidelines also expectations are
- mutually agreed upon
- Two Letters of Recommendation.
- Three Published News Articles.
- Submit a copy of three published news articles, preferably in English. If the articles are not in English, a translation should be submitted along with the original articles.
- Further, For TV or radio journalists, please include links to your video/audio files in a PDF or Word document along with English transcriptions.
- 500 Word Personal Essay.
- An essay of about 500 words describing your interest in the program and what goals you hope to achieve through the program
- Proof of English Proficiency (if applicable).