- International journalists: 1 December 2019
- U.S. journalists (U.S. citizens): 31 January 2020
Applications are open for Nieman-Berkman Klein Fellowship in Journalism Innovation that is a collaboration between the Nieman Foundation for Journalism and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard.
This fellowship brings individuals to Harvard University to work on a specific course of research or a specific project relating to journalism innovation.
A Nieman Fellowship is an extraordinary, transformative learning opportunity open to journalists working in all media in every country around the world. Those selected for the program spend two full semesters at Harvard auditing classes with some of the university’s greatest thinkers, participating in Nieman events and collaborating with peers. Nieman Fellows are also able to audit classes at other local universities including MIT and Tufts.
- Nieman Fellows receive a stipend of $75,000 paid over a nine-month period to cover living costs.
- The Nieman Foundation also provides allowances for childcare and health insurance based on the number and ages of family members.
- Nieman additionally covers the cost of attending Harvard classes for fellows and their affiliates.
- Affiliates are the partners and spouses of fellows.
- They enjoy many of the same privileges as fellows and may attend classes, use Harvard libraries and other facilities, and are welcome to participate in almost all Nieman activities.
- All applicants for academic-year Nieman Fellowships, including freelancers, must be working journalists with at least five years of full-time media experience. Journalism-related work completed as a university student does not count as professional experience.
- Professionals who work in public relations or in a position whose primary focus is not the media are not eligible to apply.
How to Apply
All Nieman Fellowship applicants must complete an online application form via given website.
For more information, please visit https://nieman.harvard.edu/fellowships/nieman-berkman-fellowship-in-journalism-innovation-2/