Apply to the Tow-Knight Fellowship Program: Scholarships Available

Deadline: October 31, 2013

The Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism is now accepting applications for the 2014 Advanced Certificate Program. The Tow-Knight Entrepreneurial Journalism Program is a unique, 15-week intensive immersion into the entrepreneurial process. The program begins on January 21, 2014 and ends on May 23, 2014. Applicants with a passion for innovation and experience in journalism and/or related media, business or technology fields are welcome to apply.

Each year, a small group of outstanding individuals are selected to spend the winter and spring with at the Tow-Knight Center developing their own entrepreneurial journalism projects (sites, apps, services, products, etc). Each participant earns an advanced certificate in Entrepreneurial Journalism — the first such certificate in the country– through a combination of coursework, practical training and building something new!


  • Anyone with passion for an idea, an interest in entrepreneurial journalism and professional experience in either journalism, media, technology or business.
  • Minimum requirements include creativity, English fluency and a tolerance for risk, uncertainty and occasional failure.
  • The Tow-Knight Entrepreneurial Journalism Program thrives on diversity and consider all applicants on the basis of their individual strengths.

Scholarship assistance is available in some cases for tuition, though they do not have funding for living expenses or travel.

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