Newsletter No 7 22 November 2005
International Fellowship for Journalists at Harvard University

The Nieman Foundation is inviting journalists all over the world to apply for its 10-month fellowship program at Harvard University (USA) for the 2006-2007 academic year.

Nieman Fellowships are awarded to print, broadcast and online reporters, editors, photographers, producers, editorial writers and cartoonists with at least five years of full-time, professional experience in the news media. Twelve journalists will be selected among applicants.

Fellows take part in many journalism-oriented seminars, workshops and conferences, and benefit from the opportunity to spend a year with reporters and editors from around the world.

Applicants must be full-time staff or freelance journalists, have at least five years of professional news-media experience and be fluent in speaking, reading and writing English

A decision about the 2007 International Fellows will be made by February 15, 2006. The new fellows will begin their academic year at Harvard in mid-August 2006. Successful candidates who are applying for financial support will be able to tell their sources of fellowship funding about their appointment soon after this date.

International candidates must find financial support from sources outside the Nieman Foundation. However, foreign journalists are encourage to apply for a Nieman Fellowship even if they have not been able to receive full funding by the time they apply. The Nieman Foundation will work with selected candidates to find the money they need.

Deadline: 15 December 2005

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