The World Journalist Fellowship from the Arthur L. Carter Institute at New York University provides support to international journalists who enroll in one of their graduate programs in journalism.
The programs include:
• Business and Economic Reporting
• Cultural Reporting and Criticism
• Global and Joint Program Studies
• Literary Reportage
• Magazine and Digital Storytelling
• News and Documentary
• Reporting the Nation and New York
• Science, Health, and Environmental Reporting
• Studio 20: Digital First
The 2023 Fellowship covers tuition expenses and registration fees for two of the three or four semesters of the program. The fellow will also receive a stipend of approximately $16,000 for each of the two semesters of the fellowship.
• hold a non-U.S. passport
• be fluent in English and at least one additional language
• currently be an independent journalist or a journalist working for an independent news organization (corporate or institutional communications does not qualify).
• have a minimum of 2 years of experience at a print or electronic journalism publication by the start of the first day of the program. A combination of freelance journalism assignments equal to at least 2 years of full-time work will be considered. Internships and work for student publications do not count toward the 2-year requirement. Public Relations and corporate communications experience do not qualify.
• possess a four-year undergraduate degree or a three-year undergraduate degree plus one year of graduate work.
• complete applications for both the fellowship and for admission to the M.A. program in Journalism
For more information on the scholarship, please visit the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute’s applications page at the New York University webpage