Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellowship by University of Michigan applications, are now being accepted for 2024–25. Their Knight-Wallace Fellowships provide exceptional journalists with two valuable resources: time and money.
Journalists eager for advancement and profoundly devoted to the future of media spend an academic year at The University of Michigan, gaining access to world-class resources and delving into a journalistic project. Sharpening professional skills, solving a difficulty in your newsroom, delving into data and research for a long-term reporting assignment, or launching a journalistic endeavor are all examples of areas of emphasis.
- Provided by: University of Michigan
- Deadline for International Applicants: 1 December 2023
- Deadline for U.S Applicants: 1 February 2024
- Starting Date: August 26, 2024
- Duration: 8 months
- No. Opportunities: 20
- Type: Fellowship
- Eligible Nations: International
Benefits of the Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellowship
- From late August to April, an eight-month program of deep study away from everyday deadlines will be offered.
- Individual journalism initiatives aimed at increasing topical depth, learning new skills, addressing a newsroom difficulty, or exploring a new journalism enterprise.
- Access to faculty and specialized resources at the University of Michigan
- Private seminars with journalists, change makers, and world-renowned experts for honest, off-the-record discussions
- Workshops to improve professional and leadership skills
- A stipend of $85,000 plus $5,000 for relocation fees is issued monthly from August to April for living expenses (Wallace House pays for health insurance, auditing courses, and participation in necessary seminars and fellowship activities).*
- Individual relocation assistance and aid in identifying and obtaining accommodation to match the housing needs of each Fellow
- Spouses and partners are welcome to engage in fellowship activities as well as audit university courses.
- Qualified applicants must have at least five years of experience in journalism and be presently employed in some capacity for a news organization or as a freelance journalist. Reporters, editors, data experts, visual journalists, audio producers, interaction specialists, designers, developers, entrepreneurs, and organizational change agents are among the journalists they seek.
- If you are not a full-time journalist, you should do the majority of your job in journalism. Full-time academics, public relations writers, internal trade writers, lobbyists, public advocates, and those obtaining a degree are not included.
- Apply as a U.S. applicant if you are a U.S. citizen, even if you work in another country or for a non-U.S. journalistic business. Even if you work in the United States or for an American journalism business, apply as an international applicant if you are not a US citizen. A Green Card does not imply citizenship.
How to Apply?
- Review application and fellowship FAQ.
- Review preparing your international application or preparing your U.S. application.
- Click the apply now button below, if you are an international applicant select the international application form and if you are an American applicant then select the U.S. application form.