Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship for Professional Women Journalist 2023
Suitably qualified women professionals in journalism from across the globe are invited to submit application for the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship for Professional Women Journalist for the 2023/2024 academic year.
This Graduate Fellowship designed for women, nonbinary or gender non-conforming journalists with at least three years of professional experience in journalism working in print, broadcast, or digital media, either as a staff journalist or as a freelancer. This fellowship is sponsored by International Women’s Media Foundation and hosted by MIT’s Center for International Studies. This program is eligible for women with Bachelor’s degree.
The International Women’s Media Foundation, located in Washington, D.C., is an organization working internationally to elevate the status of women in the media. The IWMF has created programs to help women in the media develop practical solutions to the obstacles they face in their careers and lives. Founded in 1990. The IWMF’s work includes a wide range of programs including international reporting fellowships in Africa and Latin America and providing grant opportunities for women journalists, research into the status of women in the media, and the Courage in Journalism, Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism, and Lifetime Achievement Awards. The IWMF advocates for press freedom internationally and often forms petitions asking international governments to release journalists in captivity and offer protection to journalists in danger.
The Fellowship provides academic and professional opportunities to advance the reporting skills of women and nonbinary journalists who focus on human rights and social justice. The Fellowship was created in memory of The Boston Globe correspondent and IWMF Courage in Journalism Award (1998) winner Elizabeth Neuffer. In collaboration with Neuffer’s family and friends, the IWMF started the program to honor Neuffer’s legacy while advancing her work in the fields of human rights and justice.
Fellowship Sponsor(s): International Women’s Media Foundation
Host Institution: MIT’s Center for International Studies
Fellowship Type: Graduate Fellowship
Program Duration: 6 Months
Available Slot: Several
Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree
Nationality: All Nationalities
Requirements and Eligibility Criteria for Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship for Professional Women Journalist 2023:
- Applicants must be women, nonbinary or gender non-conforming journalists.
- Possess at least three years of professional experience in journalism working in print, broadcast, or digital media.
- Applicants must be proficient in written and verbal English.
- Demonstrate excellent academic and research abilities.
Application Procedures for the 2023/2024 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship for Professional Women Journalist (how to apply):
Interested applicants for the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship 2023/24 are to complete their application on or before the application deadline as late application will not be considered.
Application Deadline: April 24, 2023 at 11:59 pm ET.
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