2018 World Journalist Fellowship for Graduate Study at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
Deadline: January 4, 2018
Applications are now open for the World Journalist Fellowship 2018. 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 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 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.
The fellow will pursue the degree in one of our nine concentrations: Business and Economic Reporting; Cultural Reporting and Criticism; Global and Joint Program Studies; Literary Reportage; Magazine Writing; News and Documentary; Reporting the Nation & New York; Science, Health and Environmental Reporting; and Studio 20.
About the M.A. Programs at Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
Graduate study at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute is distinguished by the unique curriculum of each concentration, the remarkably low student-to-faculty ratio, and a vibrant intellectual community of peers, faculty, and visiting scholars. Their graduate programs and concentrations are intensive sixteen-month programs.
Graduate Programs of Study:
- Business and Economic Reporting
- Cultural Reporting and Criticism
- Global and Joint Program Studies*
- Literary Reportage
- Magazine Writing
- News and Documentary
- Reporting New York: In Multimedia
- Reporting the Nation: In Multimedia
- Science, Health and Environmental Reporting
- Studio 20
*Program requires four semesters of study.
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.
- Open to Full-time Journalists, who are internationally based and who hold non-U.S. passports, with a minimum of two years experience at a print or electronic journalism publication.
- A combination of free-lance journalism assignments equal to at least two years of full-time work will be considered.
- Internships and work for student publications do not count toward the two-year requirement.
- Public Relations and corporate communications experience do not qualify.
- Applicants must be fluent in English and at least one additional language.
- Candidates must possess a four-year undergraduate degree or a three-year undergraduate degree plus one year of graduate work.
- Employees (including immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each) of NYU, or their affiliates and subsidiaries are not eligible.
- hold a non-U.S. passport
- applicants must be fluent in English and at least one additional language
- As of January 4, 2018, 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
- GRE: some graduate concentrations require the GRE and some make it optional. Check the list below:
- Cultural Reporting & Criticism: Required
- Global & Joint Program Studies: Required
- News & Documentary: Required
- Science, Health, & Economic Reporting: Required
- Magazine Writing: Required
- Studio 20: Digital First: Optional
- Literary Reportage: Optional
- Reporting the Nation & New York: Optional
- Business & Economic Reporting: Optional
- TOEFL: 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.
Journalists interested in the Fellowship must simultaneously complete the both applications:
- an application for the fellowship
- an application to the M.A. program at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.
Applicants must select one of our nine concentrations that most interest them as a course of study. The Journalism Institute reviews fellowship applications in collaboration with NYU’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. In order to be considered for the fellowship, you must be accepted into a graduate program to receive funds.
For more information, visit World Journalist Fellowship.