NYU journalism 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 2018 Fellowship covers tuition and fees for two semesters of one of our 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.

Requirements

Candidates must:

  • 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
  • some graduate concentrations require the GRE and some make it optional. Check with the website of the concentration to see if the GRE is required.
  • 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.

For more information about the program, contact:

Professor Stephen Solomon
Associate Director, Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
stephen.solomon@nyu.edu.

The Fellowship

What is the fellowship?
The Fellowship provides an opportunity for internationally based journalists to study in the Master of Arts program in Journalism at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. The fellow will pursue the degree in one of our nine concentrations: Business and Economic ReportingCultural Reporting and CriticismGlobal and Joint Program StudiesLiterary ReportageMagazine WritingNews and DocumentaryReporting the Nation & New YorkScience, Health and Environmental Reporting; and Studio 20.

What is included in the fellowship?
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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