Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in USA, 2014

Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism is offering fellowship for qualified journalists in business, economics and finance in a year-long, full-time program in the USA. Ten journalism fellowships are awarded each year. Fellows receive free tuition plus a stipend to offset living expenses in New York City. For the 2014 academic year, a stipend of $55,000 will be granted to each fellow. Housing is available in a Columbia-affiliated facility. Applicants must have at least four years of experience. Application form must be submitted via post by March 1, 2014.. The Knight-Bagehot International Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism offers qualified journalists the opportunity to enhance their understanding and knowledge of business, economics and finance in a year-long, full-time program administered by the journalism school. Fellows take courses at Columbia’s graduate schools of journalism, business, law and international affairs; participate in off-the-record seminars and dinner meetings with corporate executives, economists and academics; and attend briefings and field trips to New York-based media companies and financial institutions.. This is one year fellowship program available for journalists at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? The fellowship is open to full
· time editorial employees of newspapers, magazines, wire services, and broadcast news organizations as well as to freelance journalists.
· Applicants must have at least four years’ experience.
· There are no academic prerequisites.
· Though some attempt is made to achieve a diversity of backgrounds, the affiliation of applicants is not a factor in the selection process.
· Journalists from nationally known organizations are not given preference over those from smaller regional media.
Benefits of the scholarship:  Fellows receive free tuition plus a stipend to offset living expenses in New York City. For the 2014 academic year, a stipend of $55,000 will be granted to each fellow. Housing is available in a Columbia-affiliated facility.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: This is a year long fellowship program.
Number of scholarships:  The fellowship accepts up to 10 fellows each year.

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