Application Deadline: January 16, 2022

Brief Description:

New York University is a public university in New York City. The Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University is soliciting applications for the World Journalist Fellowship in 2022. This fellowship covers two semesters of study at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute’s master’s programmes for journalists at New York University. International journalists enrolling in one of NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute’s graduate journalism programmes are eligible for this fellowship.

Scholarship Details

Opportunity Type: Fully Funded

Language Requirement: TOEFL, IELTS

Language of Instruction: English

Organized by: NYU‘s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
Application Deadline: January 16, 2022
Fellowship Duration: 2 semesters
Duration of Programs:

All Programs: 3 semesters except Global and Joint Program Studies and Literary Reportage which are 4 semesters

Fields study

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 2020 Fellowship covers tuition and registration costs for two of the program’s three or four semesters.

·        In addition, the fellow will be paid a stipend of $14,000 for each of the fellowship’s two semesters.


·        Must hold a passport from a country other than the United States

 Be fluent in English and at least one other language at the moment

·        Be a freelance journalist or a journalist for a non-profit news organization (corporate or institutional communications does not qualify).

·        By the first day of the program, you must have a minimum of four years of experience working in a print or electronic journalistic publication.

·        At least four years of full-time work in the form of freelance journalism assignments will be considered.

·        Work for student publications and internships do not count toward the four-year requirement.

·        Experience in public relations and business communications is not acceptable.

·        A four-year bachelor’s degree or a three-year bachelor’s degree + one year of graduate work

Required documents

·        GRE: Some Master’s programs require the GRE, while others make it optional. Check out the following list:

·        Cultural Reporting & Criticism: Optional

·        Global & Joint Program Studies: Required

·        News & Documentary: Optional

·        Science, Health, & Economic Reporting: Required

·        Magazine and Digital Storytelling: Optional

·        Studio 20: Digital First: Optional

 Literary Reportage: Optional

·        Reporting the Nation & New York: Optional

·        Business & Economic Reporting: Optional

·        English Proficiency: IELTS or TOEFL is required. The TOEFL is exempted only if English was an applicant’s language of instruction in his or her degree program

How to Apply?

·        Fill out the fellowship application as well as the application for admission to the M.A. in Journalism program.

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