Application Due Date: December 1, 2018
A Knight-Wallace Fellowship acknowledges accomplished reporters who are excited for development and deeply devoted to the future of journalism. We provide a special chance: a scholastic year of research study and collective knowing at the University of Michigan to deepen understanding, establish originalities, and address difficulties dealing with the journalism market.
- Certified candidates should have a minimum of 5 years of experience and be presently operating in some element of journalism for a wire service or as an independent reporter. We are trying to find a varied variety of reporters consisting of press reporters, editors, information professionals, visual reporters, audio manufacturers, engagement experts, designers, designers, business owners and organizational modification representatives.
- If you are not a full-time reporter, most of your work need to remain in journalism
- Eight-month program of immersive research study far from day-to-day due dates.
- Private research study strategies developed to establish topical depth, useful abilities and more comprehensive point of views.
- Specialized resources and professionals at the University of Michigan to assist research study.
- Personal Workshops with checking out reporters, scholars and innovators for honest, off-the-record discussions.
- Workshops to hone your writing, technical abilities and management capability.
- International Travel to bring context to the political, financial and social forces forming news protection.
- $75,00 0 stipend — dispersed as $8,750 month-to-month– from September through April for living costs. All tuition and course costs are spent for by the fellowship. All fellowship journeys– domestic and global– are covered. If the Fellow’s company does not add to insurance protection, medical insurance is supplied.
- Partners and partners are welcomed to take part in fellowship activities and can examine university courses also.
- Excellent care enters into putting together classes of Fellows that represent variety of race, ethnic background, citizenship, experience, journalism specialized, geographical area and type and size of wire service.
- Generally, 12 Americans are signed up with by 6 to 8 global associates. Choice is figured out by a committee of recognized reporters and University of Michigan professors.
- U.S. finalists are spoken with at Wallace Home in April. International finalists are spoken with by phone or video conference in February. Fellowships are granted in late April or early May.
- December 1, 2018 International application due date
- February, 2019 Stage 2 of application for selected global candidates
- Mid-February Interviews for global finalists
- February 1,2019 U.S. application due date
- Mid-March U.S. candidate finalists informed (*************** ).
- April 6 & 7,2019 Interviews at Wallace Home for U.S. finalists
- Late April/Early May Fellowship uses extended
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