Applications are invited from suitably qualified women professionals in journalism who wish to sharpen their skills as well as perform valuable research and coursework at MIT’s Center for International Studies and Journalism internships for the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship 2023.
The Neuffer Fellowship is 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.
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
Suggested: Berlin Scholarship Program for Journalists to Study in Germany
Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship 2023/24 | DETAILS
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.
To be eligible for the Journalism Fellowship, applicants must meet the following requirements:
- 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.
See Also: Aljazeera Media Institute Fellowship Programme for Young Journalists
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.