Application Due Date: December 1, 2019


A Knight-Wallace Fellowship acknowledges accomplished reporters who are excited for development and deeply devoted to the future of journalism. We provide a distinct chance: a scholastic year of research study and collective knowing at the University of Michigan to deepen understanding, establish originalities, find out brand-new abilities and address difficulties dealing with the journalism market.

Each year we pick approximately 20 Fellows from all aspects of journalism.
who are prepared to take the next profession action and join us for this.
unbelievable chance.

  • Eight-month program of immersive research study far from everyday due dates.
  • Specific research study strategies created to establish topical depth, useful abilities and wider viewpoints.
  • Specialized resources and professors at the University of Michigan to direct research study.
  • Personal workshops with newsroom innovators and world-renowned specialists 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.
  • $75,000 stipend — dispersed monthly from August through April for living costs. All tuition and course charges 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 offered.
  • Partners and partners are welcomed to take part in fellowship activities and can examine university courses too.


Certified candidates need to 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 searching for a varied series of reporters consisting of.
press reporters, editors, information specialists, visual reporters, audio manufacturers,.
engagement professionals, designers, designers, business owners and.
organizational modification representatives.

If you are not a full-time.
reporter, most of your work must remain in journalism. We do not.
think about full-time academics, public relations authors, internal trade.
authors, lobbyists, public supporters, or those looking for a degree.

Picking the Right Application

U.S. candidates— If.
you are a U.S. resident, use as a U.S. candidate even if you operate in.
another nation or for a non– U.S. journalism entity.

International candidates
— If you are a not a U.S. resident, use as a worldwide candidate.
even if you operate in the United States or for an American journalism.
entity. A Permit is not the like citizenship.

If you hold double passports from the U.S. and another nation, please e-mail [email protected] with information of your citizenships and name of your wire service and we will address your concerns.

Application Timeline

  • December 1, 2019 International application due date
  • Mid-January, 2020 International Stage 2 invites extended
  • Late-January, 2020 Interviews for global finalists
  • February 1, 2020 U.S. application due date
  • February 7, 2020 U.S. recommendation letter due date
  • Mid-March, 2020 U.S. candidate finalists alerted
  • April 3 & 4, 2020 Interviews at Wallace Home for U.S. finalists
  • .

  • Late April/Early May Fellowship uses extended

To Find Out More:

Go To the Authorities Web Page of the Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellowship 2020

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