Fully Funded Reuters Institute Fellowship Programme
Applications open from Wednesday 23 May to Friday 29 June for the Reuters Institute Journalist Fellowship Programme. Fellowships offer mid-career journalists the opportunity to reflect on the industry and carry out media-based research while being part of the University of Oxford, studying with an international cohort of journalists and academics.
Awards may include travel expenses (including air travel economy class) and a modest living allowance. This arrangement is subject to variation. Spouses and partners (including with dependents) are welcome but under no circumstances will the Fellowship Programme pay the travel or living costs of visiting spouses or dependents.
Journalists on Fellowships from the Thomson Reuters Foundation, Mona Megalli, Wincott and Google will receive a monthly stipend of £2,000 for their living costs during their stay in Oxford, as well as covering travel costs within reason.
- Anglo American Journalist Fellowship: The Anglo American Journalist Fellowships are aimed at mid-career journalists resident in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia, Brazil, Peru, Colombia or Chile. The Fellowships will appeal to journalists who are interested in the opportunity of producing a research paper that falls broadly within the categories of Transparency, Accountability and / or Sustainability.
- Google Digital News Journalist Fellowship: The Google Digital News Journalist Fellowships are aimed at mid-career journalists resident in one of the countries covered in the Reuters Institute Digital News Report: Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Chile, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan and Turkey. The Fellowships will appeal to journalists who are interested in the opportunity of producing a research paper based on some aspect of either the Digital News Report survey data or digital journalism in their country more generally, with a direct focus on the professional and industry implications based on their own experience.
- Wincott Business Journalist Fellowship: The Reuters Institute is seeking applications for Wincott Journalist Fellowships as part of its world renowned Journalist Fellowship Programme based at the Reuters Institute in Oxford. Fellowships are aimed at mid-career business journalists resident in sub-Saharan Africa. The Fellowships will appeal to business journalists who want to take a deeper look at one aspect of financial reporting.
- Open to ambitious, high-achieving mid-career international journalists
- Applications are also accepted from freelance journalists, however they must be working journalists who plan to work as journalists after the Fellowship.
- Applicants must have a minimum of five years’ experience in any branch of journalism
- Applicants must 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.
- You will join a diverse group of individuals from around the world including journalists, editors, broadcasters, columnists and freelancers.
- Applicants should have a demonstrable desire to focus on a piece of research related to the media, which you will work on during your time at the Reuters Institute.
- 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.
Deadline:29th June 2018