IWMF’s 2019 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship: Inviting Women Journalists around the World


Deadline: 7 March 2019

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is currently accepting applications for its 2019 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship which gives academic and professional opportunities to women journalists committed to human rights and social justice reporting.

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The fellow will be based at the Center for International Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts as a research associate during the first several months of the fellowship. Working with the IWMF, the fellow will design a program that will enable her to pursue academic research while improving her ability to cover human rights and social justice issues. She will complete internships at The Boston Globe in the Fall semester and The New York Times in the Spring semester.

Benefits

  • A fixed monthly stipend will be provided to cover housing, meals, and ground transportation during the fellowship.
  • Round-trip economy airfare will be purchased from the fellow’s place of residence to Washington, D.C., and from Washington, D.C., to the fellowship city.
  • The fellow will receive health insurance during the program. The fellowship does not include a salary. For fellows residing outside of the United States, the fellowship also covers the costs of applying for and obtaining a U.S. visa. The fellow will be fully responsible for any additional incidental expenses and other costs.

Eligibility Criteria

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  • Affiliated or freelance women-identifying journalists with three (3) or more years of professional experience working full-time in news media are eligible. Internships do not count toward professional experience.
  • Women-identifying journalists of all nationalities are eligible.
  • Non-native English speakers must be proficient in English in order to fully participate in and benefit from the program.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit https://iwmf.submittable.com/submit/133634/2019-elizabeth-neuffer-fellowship

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