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Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Columbia University offers business journalism fellowships [Worldwide]

Business and economics journalists worldwide with at least four years of experience can apply for a fellowship in New York.

The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism is accepting applications for its Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism, which aims to enhance journalists' understanding of business, economics and finance.

Fellows will take courses at Columbia's 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.

Conducted during Columbia’s academic year from August through May, the fellowship accepts up to 10 fellows each year. Fellows receive free tuition plus a stipend to offset living expenses. For the 2015 academic year, a stipend of US$55,000 will be granted to each fellow. Housing is available in a Columbia-affiliated facility.

All materials, including transcripts and letters of recommendation, must arrive by March 1.

For more information, click here.
Source:IJNET

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