Alfred Friendly Press Partners Fellowship for Developing Countries’ Journalists

Alfred Friendly Press Partners Fellowship is now open. Early professional journalists from developing countries are invited to apply. Fellows will have opportunity to advance their professionalism by participating in the six-month program at Missouri School of Journalism. Entries must be received by 31 August annually.

Fellowship Description
Early-career professional journalists from developing countries with proficiency in English can apply for a six-month fellowship. Alfred Friendly provides fellows with basic and advanced hands-on instruction at the Missouri School of Journalism and places them in leading U.S. newsrooms. The successful candidate will be 25-35 years old and have at least three years of experience as a journalist at a print, online or broadcast media outlet. Participants work as staff reporters in their host newsrooms are required to develop training plans that they implement when they return to their home newsrooms. ​The ​all-inclusive ​fellowship starts in mid-March and ends in early September.

Award Value
The fellowship covers all costs of program – related international and domestic U.S. travel, health insurance and provides a monthly stipend to cover basic living expenses. It is highly recommended that fellows bring additional money with them. While family members may visit for up to one month, they cannot accompany the fellow for the duration of the fellowship.

Level and Area of Studies
Non – degree program in journalism field.

Place of Study
In the United States of America.

Eligibility and Criteria
This program is exclusively open to early professional journalists from developing countries.

Applicants’ Nationality
The citizens of developing country may apply this program.

Application Instruction
The application form can be downloaded from the link below.

Submission Deadline
31 August every year

Website and Application Link

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