Kathmandu, February 22, 2018: The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) has opened up its application for the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship. The deadline for application is March 6, 2018.
IWMF has opened up the application with the main aim of giving academic and professional opportunities to women journalists who focus on covering human rights and social justice. These women journalist from all over the world can carry out their own research through the aid of the fellowship.
– Journalists working in print, broadcast and/or Internet-based media, including freelancers.
– Minimum of three years professional experience [internships do not count]
– Non-native English speakers are expected to have “excellent” written and verbal English skills.
The women journalist selected for the fellowship will have an opportunity do research work at MIT’s Center for International Studies as well as participate in internships with media outlets such as The Boston Globe and The New York Times.
The Fellowship was created in memory of The Boston Globe correspondent and IWMF Courage in Journalism Award (1998) winner Elizabeth Neuffer, who died while reporting in Iraq on May 9, 2003. In collaboration with Neuffer’s family and friends, the IWMF started this program to honor Neuffer’s legacy while advancing her work in the fields of human rights and social justice.
Deadline: March 6, 2018
Application Form: Click here
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