Dag Hammarskjöld Scholarship
Dag Hammarskjöld Scholarship Fund: The Dag Hammarskjold Scholarship Fund for Journalists is now accepting applicationsfrom professional journalists from developing countries for its Journalism Fellowships Program.
“The Fellowships are available to radio, television, print and web journalists, age 25 to 35, from developing countries who are interested in coming to New York to report on international affairs during the United Nations General Assembly.”
The Fellowships will begin in mid-September and extend to late November and will include the cost of travel and accommodations in New York, as well as a per diem allowance.
The Fellowship Program is open to journalists who are native citizens of Africa and are currently working full-time for a bona fide media organization in a developing nation.
Applicants must demonstrate an interest in and commitment to international affairs and to conveying a better understanding of the United Nations to their readers and audiences.
They must also have approval from their media organizationsto spend up to two months in New York to report from the United Nations.
The Fund will provide: Round-trip airfare to New York; modest accommodations; health insurance for the duration of the fellowship, and a daily allowance to cover food and other necessities.
Secretary, Dag Hammerskjöld Scholarship Fund, 132 East 43rd Street, No. 457, New York, NY 10017. Questions about the program, eligibility and application process can be direction to info [at] unjournalismfellowship.org
Deadline: Usually end of April every year.
For further details, and application materials, contact: Journalism Fellowships