Knight-Wallace Fellowships for US and International Applicants in USA, 2014

University of Michigan is providing journalism fellowships for US and international applicants in the USA. A Knight-Wallace Fellowships are awarded to journalists who personalized study plan with access to the courses and resources of the University. Applicants must be full-time journalists, with a minimum five years professional experience, whose work appears regularly as an employee or freelancer. Print, broadcast, photo, documentary and Internet journalists are eligible. There are no academic prerequisites. Application should be submitted till February 1, 2014.. A Knight-Wallace Fellowship is the rarest of opportunities: an academic year of study, reflection and growth at one of the world’s finest universities, nestled in one of the nation’s most livable cities. It is a time of expanding perspectives, intellectual growth and personal transformation. Each year, the fellowship brings together exceptional journalists from the U.S. and abroad to share this life-changing experience. Our fellows devise a personalized study plan with access to the courses and resources of the University of Michigan. Twice-weekly seminars bring the best from the worlds of journalism and academia directly to you..  The four to eight months Knight-Wallace  fellowship programme is available to journalists.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? Applicants must be full
· time journalists, with a minimum five years professional experience, whose work appears regularly as an employee or freelancer. Print, broadcast, photo, documentary and Internet journalists are eligible. There are no academic prerequisites.
Benefits of the scholarship:  Stipends and Family Life include $70,000 for U.S. fellows (stipends for international fellows vary) and opportunities for our fellow’s partners, spouses and children. The intellectual resources of the university as well as the program’s activities are open to spouses and partners. Children are invited to many after-hour events at Wallace House. All tuition and course fees at the University of Michigan are paid for by the fellowship. Spouses and partners are invited to partake in university courses as well. In addition, all fellowship trips – domestic and international –are covered. If the fellows’ employer does not contribute to insurance coverage, health insurance is provided to fellows and their family members who join them in Ann Arbor.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  Fellowship is offered for (four to eight months).
Number of scholarships:  A typical Knight-Wallace Fellowship class comprises 12 U.S. journalists and six international colleagues.

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