The Reuters Institute, University of Oxford, a research centre established with core funding from the Thomson Reuters Foundation to conduct work on the study of journalism, has opened applications for its Journalism Fellowship Programmes. The programme brings mid-career overseas journalists to Oxford on funded fellowships to work on an area of research that is topical and relevant in their own country. To date, the Institute has hosted over 520 journalists from over 91 countries over the last 30 years.
Applications for the 2014/15 Journalism Fellowship Programme are now open, with a closing deadline of 31 January 2014. There are a number of fellowships on offer.
Thomson Reuters Foundation Fellowships: Founded in 1983, the fellowships offers an opportunity for experienced journalists wishing to undertake research projects on a variety of subjects. Thomson Reuters Fellows are drawn from both print and broadcast media. Journalists from any country in the world are eligible.
Gerda Henkel Fellowship for journalists in the field of Humanities: Since 2005, the Gerda Henkel Foundation has awarded one six month fully-funded Fellowship to journalists who intend to carry out research in the field of Historical Humanities, particularly in Art History, Modern and Ancient History, Legal History or Islamic History. Mid-career journalists from any country in the world are eligible.
Said-Asfari Fellowship for Journalists from the Levant: The Said-Asfari Fellowship, established in 2012, is a six month Fellowship supported by the Said Foundation and the Asfari Foundation. It is open to experienced journalists wishing to undertake research projects on a variety of subjects, normally related to one of the Foundation’s target countries or of its media. Journalists from Lebanon, Palestine and Syria (resident in the Levant region or Egypt) are eligible.
Wincott Fellowships for business / economic journalists from Eastern Europe: Since 1995, the Wincott Foundation has sponsored journalists (usually two per year) from Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia for a three month fully funded Fellowship. Preference is given to economic and business journalists whose proposed research topic is related to the business or economic development of a country or of its media. In 2014-15 further preference will be shown to candidates from Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova, or Ukraine but applications from other countries will also be considered.
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