Here’s a list of current media and journalism fellowship programs, including deadline for applying. If we’re missing any major programs, please use our Contact Form to let us know, and we’ll add them to the list. The list was compiled by PBS MediaShift Editorial Intern Denise Lu.
Associated Press Global News Internship Program
This paid internship program is for students who are aspiring cross-format journalists and will contribute to AP’s text, video, photo and interactive reporting.
Atlantic Media Fellowship
Washington DC and New York City
The year-long Atlantic Media fellowships are for recent college graduates who want to work in a digital-first newsroom.
Bay Area Video Coalition Mediamaker Fellowship
San Francisco, CA
The fellowship selects fellows for a 10-month program that supports project development with professional mentorship in multiplatform and transmedia storytelling through emerging technologies and strategic marketing.
Code4Kenya will embed four fellows in media and civil society organizations, backed by a development team, to help the host understand the value of open data ecosystems.
Data & Society Fellow
New York City
The fellowship brings together researchers, entrepreneurs, activists, policy creators, journalists and public intellectuals who are interested in engaging one another on the key issues introduced by the increasing availability of data in society.
Donald W. Reynolds Fellowships
Columbia, MO or remote
The fellowship offers an annual program for individuals to develop innovative ideas within journalism and to help build the public’s knowledge in these areas.
Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship
New York City
The fellowship offers one fellow a nine-month period of writing, reporting and providing analysis on newsworthy international events at the Council on Foreign Relations headquarters.
Fellowship in Professional Journalism for Morning News Journalists
The fellow will contribute to the student-generated news website at the University of Texas at Austin Moody College of Communication as well as teach a course in her own expertise.
Fulbright – National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship
Fellows participate in an academic year of overseas travel and digital storytelling in up to three countries on a globally significant social or environmental topic.
Google Journalism Fellowships
The fellowship is for undergraduate, graduate and journalism students interested in using technology to tell stories in new and dynamic ways at various organizations.
Intajour Journalism in the Digital World
Various locations in Germany
This 10-month-long course includes attendance as well as e-learning phases that involve current media ethics issues.
International Reporting Fellowship for Minority Journalists
This short-term program allows journalists of color the chance to travel overseas to report on and publish stories about underreported issues of interest to their communities.
Investigative Reporting Fellowship at UC Berkeley
The fellows conduct research, manage data; write, edit, fact-check and produce projects in investigative, public interest journalism over a one year period.
Deadline: May 19, 2014
Joan Shorenstein Fellowship
The fellowship brings journalists, policymakers and scholars together to the Harvard Kennedy School to advance research in media, politics and public policy.
John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford
The Knight Journalism Fellowship is a 10-month-long residency at Stanford University aimed at implementing and improving on innovative ideas in collaboration with a group of journalists from around the world.
Fellows spend 10 months embedded with partner newsrooms, such as the New York Times and ProPublica. Fellows are developers, technologists, civic hackers and data crunchers who work with the community inside and outside of their newsroom to develop open-source projects.
Knight Science Journalism Fellowship
The nine-month Knight Science Journalism Fellowship at MIT aims to increase mid-career journalists’ understanding of science, technology, medicine and environment by working with scientists and policy makers.
Ann Arbor, MI
The Knight-Wallace Fellowship brings journalists to the University of Michigan to bridge academia together with journalism.
Kyoto Prize Journalism Fellowship
San Diego, CA
The Kyoto Prize Journalism Fellowship at Point Lomo Nazarene University is an initiative to develop modern education in the sciences, philosophy, society and the arts.
Los Angeles or Chicago
Metpro helps beginning journalists launch careers and boost diversity in Tribune newsrooms.
MJ Bear Fellowship
Through the Online News Association, the MJ Bear Fellowships identify and celebrate early-career digital journalists who have demonstrated that they deserve support for their efforts.
Munk School of Global Affairs Global Journalism Fellowship
This fellowship awards 20 fellows the chance to work at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs for media around the world in various platforms from broadcast to online.
Nieman Fellowships are for experienced print, broadcast and online journalists to advance ideas that innovate in journalism.
Nieman-Berkman Fellowship in Journalism Innovation
The fellowship brings at least one individual to Harvard University for an academic year to work on a specific project relating to journalism innovation.
Reuters Journalism Fellowship Programme
This fellowship allows 25 mid-career journalists from around the world to conduct academic research in Oxford for various months in the academic year.
Scripps Howard Foundation Multimedia Fellowship
This year-long fellowship allows post-graduates to create multimedia projects for the Scripps Howard Foundation Wire’s website as well as mentor undergraduate students.
Deadline: April 1, 2014
Social Justice Reporting for a Global America Fellowship
The fellowship is available for United States-based journalists, who will seek to raise awareness of social justice issues through a short-term reporting trip overseas.
The Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental
The one-year fellowship is offered to six journalists and is designed to enhance public understanding of mental health issues and combat stigma and discrimination against people with mental illness.
Deadline: April 14, 2014
World Press Institute Fellowship
The fellowship is offered to 10 journalists from around the world and provides immersion into governance, politics, business, media, journalistic ethics and culture of the United States.