- International: 4 December 2019
- U.S.: 30 January 2020
The John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships program is currently open for applications to support diverse, resilient leaders with collaborative mindsets who are exploring solutions to journalism’s biggest problems in a time of tremendous change.
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The Foundation provide JSK Fellows with several financial benefits, including a stipend of $85,000. In addition to this stipend, they provide an additional supplement for fellows with children. they also cover the cost of Stanford tuition and Stanford health care for fellows, spouses and children. They also help fellows find housing.
They Initially focus on accelerating change in the journalism industry to improve the access to information people need to create and sustain democratic communities.
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Benefits of a JSK Fellowship are:
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- Access to some of the world’s most innovative thinkers and organizations, from technology giants to hot new startups to Stanford’s 100-plus special institutes and centers;
- Opportunities to join classes taught by top Stanford professors and instructors in a wide range of specialties. It is common for classes to be taught by people who also work in the vanguard of their fields in the private sector;
- A rich intellectual and cultural campus life, including live theater, music and dance performances and special lectures and events;
- Fellowship social events where everyone can get to know one another;
- Spouses and partners are eligible to take some classes and attend many fellowship seminars. Fellows’ children attend excellent Palo Alto-area schools and are included in some fellowship social activities;
- Exposure to the incredible diversity of world views, experiences and cultural traditions that fellows from all over the world bring to the program;
- New friendships, professional connections and entrepreneurial skills that will continue beyond the 10 months fellows spend at Stanford.
Applicants should propose a project that is focused on addressing some aspect of what they believe are the most urgent problems facing journalism:
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- Challenging Misinformation and Disinformation;
- Holding the Powerful Accountable;
- Eradicating News Deserts and Strengthening Local News;
- Fighting Bias, Intolerance and Injustice.
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- U.S. applicants typically have at least seven years of full-time professional experience;
- International applicants typically have at least five years of experience;
- They will consider less experienced applicants who have outstanding achievements;
- They do not require applicants to have a college degree.
- They consider applicants in these categories:
- Journalists employed by a news organization or freelance journalists;
- Journalism entrepreneurs and innovators;
- Journalism business and management executives.
- They do not accept applications from people working in public information or public relations jobs, for trade and house newsletters or magazines, for government agencies, or in academic positions.
How to Apply
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Interested applicants can apply online via given website.
For more information, please visit https://jsk.stanford.edu/become-a-fellow/applying-for-a-fellowship/