Journalism Fellowship Program at the University of Oxford Reuters Institute

Opportunity Detail

  • Language Requirement TOEFLIELTSPTE AcademicCambridge qualification
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Level Nondegree
  • Number of Opportunity: 30
  • Eligible Region/Countries
    Open for all
  • Medium of Instruction English
  • Opportunity ID 22696
  • Funding Type Fully Funded
  • Duration 3 to 6 months

Opportunity Description

Journalism Fellowship Program 2022/23 at the University of Oxford Reuters Institute accepts applications. This program is for professional journalists and editors who want to get back into the news after spending a few months at Oxford. The Reuters Institute Fellowship is one of the world’s top programs for practicing, mid-career journalists to take time away from their jobs to study journalism in-depth. Journalists will get a better grasp of journalism, the news industry, and their place in it through personal research, seminars, networking events, and discussions with their peers. While at Oxford, you will work on a project that will directly influence you, your career, your newsroom, and the more significant media sector, including what you learn during your fellowship term.

Host University: University of Oxford Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
Application Deadline: February 14, 2022
Fellowship Start Dates: October 2022, January 2023, and April 2023

Benefits of Journalism Fellowship at Reuters Institute:
  • Fees are covered for successful applicants.
  • Applicants will receive a monthly stipend of £2,000, which will cover the cost of housing, food, and other living costs.
  • They will also cover the travel cost to and from the United Kingdom and any visa fees.
More benefits:
  • Successful applicants will be a part of a cutting-edge institution that influences key media debates. The Reuters Institute publishes factsheets and reports on the industry’s significant challenges.
  • They will be a part of an organization with a global perspective. Journalist Fellows are selected from all over the world. They exchange ideas and experiences from working in various countries and mediums.
  • Applicants will also be a part of one of the world’s most prestigious universities. Oxford University has unrivaled study facilities, world-class research facilities, extensive learning support, and a global reputation.
Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for the journalism fellowship:

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  • Have a minimum of five years of journalistic experience, or demonstrate an equivalent level of expertise in exceptional cases.
  • Journalist Fellowships are available to journalists from all over the world, including Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific, North America, and Latin America.
  • Some Journalist Fellows who work for sponsoring organizations with their application process and selection criteria are eligible to apply.
  • To continue the program, you must meet the university’s English language requirements.
  • Fellows should commit to returning to their jobs once their fellowship is over.
Fellow’s Duties:
  • Fellows will work on a project related to them, their career, the newsroom, and the wider media industry while in Oxford, incorporating what they learn during their fellowship.
  • This program is for working journalists and editors who intend to return to the field after completing the program.
Required Documents:
  • Personal Statement (1 page, outlining why you want to be a part of this program and how you are planning to carry out your research project once you return to work.)
  • A project outline would benefit your country’s or company’s news industry. (800-1200 words in length) and should outline the questions you want to answer and how you intend to answer them during your fellowship.
  • 2 professional references.
  • CV
How to apply for Journalism Fellowship at Reuters Institute?

Interested applicants can apply for this fellowship online.

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