Fully Funded World Press Institute Fellowship Program 2019 for Journalists

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2018 World Press Institute Fellowship in USA-Scholarship for Africans
2018 World Press Institute Fellowship in USA-Scholarship for Africans

Fully Funded World Press Institute Fellowship Program 2019 for Journalists

The application period for 2019 World Press Institute Fellowships is now open.

Gain access to, engage in and observe the role, responsibility and impact of a free press firsthand in one of the world’s largest, most diverse democracies.

Application Deadline: February 15, 2019.

Eligibility
  • At least five years of full-time employment in print, broadcast or online journalism, including:
    • News or editorial departments of newspapers, wire services, radio, television, websites or online publications.
    • Photojournalists, editorial cartoonists, columnists and broadcast producers.
    • Those who supervise journalists are eligible if they also have at least five years as a working journalist.
    • Must be currently employed as a non-U.S. journalist working outside of the United States.
    • Fluency in both written and spoken English.
    • Potential for leadership.

    Benefits:

    WPI pays the following program expenses:

    • Transportation
      • Roundtrip airfare to the United States.
      • Travel within the United States related to the WPI program.
    • Lodging
    • Food
      • Fellows receive a modest daily allowance to purchase food.

    Fellows are responsible for personal expenses, such as phone, camera, postage and clothing.

Letters of Recommendation
  • Applicants are required to submit the names and email addresses of three professional references.
    • References will be contacted by WPI to submit online letters of recommendation.
  • References should be familiar with the applicant’s work and able to comment in English on their journalistic abilities, potential for growth and leadership abilities.
  • One reference should be a direct supervisor.
  • Letters must be in English and address the applicant’s experience, qualifications and potential.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 
2019 World Press Institute Fellowships

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