Al Jazeera Fellowship Programme 2024: Enroll Now and Shape the Future of Journalism

The Al Jazeera Fellowship Programme 2024 invites aspiring journalists and scholars to embark on a transformative journey in the field of journalism. This unique opportunity allows participants to delve into selected fields of journalism through the creation of a 7,000-word research paper. Successful applicants will not only contribute to the field but also gain hands-on experience within the Al Jazeera Media Network (AJMN).

Key Features of the Fellowship:

  1. Research Paper: Participants will have the chance to write a comprehensive 7,000-word research paper on their chosen areas of interest within journalism.
  2. Immersive Experience: Successful applicants will join a dedicated team within AJMN, offering a firsthand experience of the dynamic working environment.
  3. Networking Opportunities: Fellows will have the chance to meet with editors, journalists, and other staff members relevant to their research proposal, fostering valuable connections within the industry.

Programme Suitability:

The fellowship is open to full-time journalists and researchers with a background in media or social sciences, providing a platform for individuals committed to advancing the field of journalism.


The programme spans two months and is divided into two main phases:

  1. Phase 1 (Remote): Researchers will work on and submit a research plan and introduction to their research paper.
  2. Phase 2 (At AJMN Headquarters): Fellows will continue their research at the Al Jazeera Media Network Headquarters until the final submission of the paper.

How to Join:

Prospective participants must meet the following prerequisites:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Full-time Journalist or Researcher: Freelancers or employed professionals are eligible.
  • Professional Experience: A minimum of four years in journalism or research relevant to journalistic and/or media fields.
  • Research and Writing Skills: Strong capabilities in both research and writing.
  • Language Proficiency: Fluent in English (speaking and writing), with a proper grasp of English academic writing.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The fellowship is open to individuals from non-Arab countries.
  • Those from Arab countries may apply to the Arabic Fellowship Programme.

Application Requirements:

In addition to completing the online application form, applicants must submit the following documents in PDF format (excluding video, images, or other graphic materials):

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Fellowship Proposal: Include title, field of interest, objectives, methodology, and abstract.
  3. Signed Letter of Commitment
  4. Work Samples: Three samples of the applicant’s work in English.
  5. Letters of Recommendation: Two recommendation letters.

Please note that applications missing any of the specified documents will not be considered.

Don’t miss this opportunity to contribute to the future of journalism and enhance your professional journey. Enroll in the Al Jazeera Fellowship Programme 2024 now!

Apply by the deadline: 30 January 2024

For more information and to apply, visit Al Jazeera Fellowship Programme.

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