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    Media and Journalism Fellowships: May 19 Edition

    by Sonia Paul
    May 19, 2015
    Photo by Berto via Flickr and used with Creative Commons license.

    Here’s a list of current media and journalism fellowship programs, including the deadlines for applying. If we’re missing any major programs, please use our Contact Form to let us know, and we’ll add them to the list. 

    MAY 2015 DEADLINES

    The Scripps Howard Foundation Semester in Washington Internship Program
    This program brings two international students per year to Washington, D.C., to work at the Scripps Howard News Service for a semester. The internship is designed to give international students an opportunity to cover events in the U.S. capital, as well as to report and write feature stories for the Scripps Howard Foundation Wire. Stories written by Scripps Howard interns may be published in newspapers across the United States.
    Deadline: May 25, 2015 (for Fall 2015 internship)

    Food, From Farm to Table
    This all-expenses-paid National Press Foundation program will take a holistic look at the issues: hunger, food waste, organic, GMOs, food science, feeding the world’s growing population, and more. How can we grow the food we need on the land we have? During this four-day program, journalists will visit an organic farm and Monsanto’s research labs for a ground view of agriculture. We will identify speakers to give journalists an in-depth and balanced look at all facets of food and agriculture. Program dates: July 19-22, 2015.
    Deadline: May 28, 2015

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    JUNE 2015 DEADLINES

    Getty Images Instagram Grant
    The purpose of this grant is to support photographers using Instagram to document stories from underrepresented communities around the world. We recognize that Instagram has introduced new opportunities for emerging voices, outside the mainstream media, to create and share projects of social importance. This grant provides financial support and mentorship to amplify their impact.
    Deadline: June 4, 2015

    IN PROGRESS OR FUTURE FELLOWSHIPS

    MJ Bear Fellowship
    Through the Online News Association, the MJ Bear Fellowships identify and celebrate early-career digital journalists who have demonstrated that they deserve support for their efforts.
    Applications for the 2015 MJ Bear Fellowships will open in June.

    Douglas Tweedale Memorial Fellowship
    This fellowship helps Latin American journalists improve their digital skills in specialty reporting in areas such as immigration, environment, science and technology or business and personal finance, through a three-week long program in the United States.
    Deadline: July 6, 2015

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    BuzzFeed Emerging Writers Fellowship
    With the mission of diversifying the broader media landscape by investing in the next generation of necessary voices, BuzzFeed’s Emerging Writers Fellowship is designed to give writers of great promise the support, mentorship and experience necessary to take a transformative step forward in their careers.
    Deadline: Oct. 1, 2015

    Associated Press Global News Internship Program
    Various locations
    This paid internship program is for students who are aspiring cross-format journalists and will contribute to AP’s text, video, photo and interactive reporting. The application period for the 2015 internship is closed. Questions may be emailed to [email protected].

    Kyoto Prize Journalism Fellowship
    San Diego, CA
    The Kyoto Prize Journalism Fellowship at Point Loma Nazarene University is an initiative to develop modern education in the sciences, philosophy, society and the arts.

    National Geographic Photography Fellowship
    Various locations
    The two-year fellowship allows photographers to share their visual expertise with diverse areas of the National Geographic Society and with the public, producing stories, sharing their storytelling knowledge with other explorers, and bringing the Society’s mission to illuminate, teach, and inspire the world at large.

    Scripps Howard Foundation Multimedia Fellowship
    Washington DC
    This year-long fellowship allows post-graduates to create multimedia projects for the Scripps Howard Foundation Wire’s website as well as mentor undergraduate students. Next year’s application deadline is in April.

    World Press Institute Fellowship
    Various locations
    The fellowship is offered to 10 journalists from around the world and provides immersion into governance, politics, business, media, journalistic ethics and culture of the United States.

    The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism 
    This non-residency fellowship provides experienced journalists with grants of up to $15,000 to produce deeply reported investigative or enterprise stories on critical topics related to U.S. business and the economy.
    Fall Deadline: Nov. 15, 2015

    Sonia Paul is a freelance journalist based in India, and is the editorial assistant at PBS MediaShift. She is on Twitter @sonipaul.

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