Scholarship/Fellowship Opportunities

Knight Science Journalism Fellowships at MIT USA
Knight Science Journalism Fellowships are for mid-career journalists from all countries.
Applicants must be full-time journalists, whether they are on staff or freelance. Applicants must have at least three full years of experience covering science, technology, the environment, or medicine; or at least five years of other journalism experience and a desire to cover those areas in the future.
Applicants may be reporters, writers, editors, producers, illustrators or photo-journalists. They may work for newspapers, magazines, television, radio or the Web.
Professionals working in public information, public relations, the trade press, government or academia are not eligible.
Application deadline: March 1, 2013.
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Nieman fellowships at Harvard
 Fellows will participate in Harvard courses, weekly seminars and writing and multimedia workshops.
The international fellowships program is for citizens of nations other than the United States, including non-U.S. citizens working at media organizations in the United States. English fluency is required.
Applicants must submit a personal statement, study proposal, work samples, recommendation letters and a letter of support from a current employer.
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Fellowships open for freelance journalists
The University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs invites specialized freelancers to apply for one of 15 Fellowships in Global Journalism. The university is seeking top individuals with advanced knowledge of a specialty, who wish to cover that specialty as full-time or part-time reporters for media around the world.
Fellows will spend September 2013 to April 2014 reporting on their respective beats as stringers for major media around the world, while being mentored by leading journalists. Participants will learn editorial disciplines and freelance tradecraft to become full-time specialty reporters.
Curriculum topics include broadcast and mobile journalism, investigative journalism, global dynamics and new media platforms. Fellows will also participate in a one-month bootcamp that will aid in the transition from freelancing to full-time reporting.
The application deadline is February 11, 2013.
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Scholarships opportunity in Netherlands
 Scholarships for Emerging Countries in South America, Africa or Asia in Netherlands: 2013-2014 Friends of Maastricht University (UM) Scholarships for 2013 2014. Limburg/SWOL offers Scholarships for Master’s Students in the field of Arts and Social Sciences at Maastricht University in Netherlands.
Study Subjects: Arts and Social Sciences (globalization and development studies)
 Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing master’s degree level.
Eligibility: The Friends Scholarship offers subsidies for young talented students participating in the Master Globalization and Development Studies of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Maastricht University starting in September 2013
Scholarship Application Deadline: 1 March 2013.
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Postgraduate Scholarships at University of Birmingham,UK
 The University of Birmingham offers Postgraduate Scholarships for International Students in UK
 Study Subjects:  Courses offered by the university
 Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing postgraduate degree level.
Scholarship Open for International Students
Number of awards offered: University of Birmingham is offering 18 international postgraduate scholarships.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Applications will close on Friday 31 May 2013
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