International journalists: 1 December 2015
U.S. journalists (U.S. citizens): 31 January 2016
The Nieman Foundation is inviting journalists working in all media in every country around the world for Nieman-Berkman Fellowship in Journalism Innovation.Each year, the Nieman Foundation awards paid fellowships to up to 24 journalists working in print, broadcast, digital and audiovisual media.
The Fellowship in Journalism Innovation brings individuals to Harvard University to work on a specific course of research or a specific project relating to journalism innovation. The fellowship is collaboration between the Nieman Foundation for Journalism and the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard.
- Nieman Fellows will receive a stipend of $65,000 paid over a nine-month period to cover living costs.
- The Nieman Foundation also provides housing, childcare, and health insurance allowances based on the number and ages of family members.
- Nieman additionally covers the cost of attending Harvard classes for fellows and their affiliates.
- The Nieman-Berkman Fellowship is open to both U.S. and international applicants.
- All applicants for Nieman Fellowships, including freelancers, must be working journalists with at least five years of full-time media experience.
- Journalism-related work completed as a university student does not count as professional experience.
- People who work in public relations or at organizations whose primary business is not the media are not eligible to apply.
How to Apply
Interested applicants can apply via given website.
For more information, please visit Nieman-Berkman Fellowship.