Fellowships & Annual Programs

This lists annual opportunities with varying deadlines. We update it as new deadlines are available. Please also see our internships and jobs pages for recent postings.

 

Organization Location Deadline

(most recent if closed)

URL Eligibility Dates
AAJA – The Corky Lee Photojournalism Fellowship New York City May 14, 2022

Applications will be judged by a panel of AAJA photographers. Applicants will be notified by the end of May.

(Link) Students, young professionals and people of color are encouraged to apply, AAJA members and non-members are both welcome to apply. Project proposals must be based in New York City. Projects must be completed by Fall 2022.
Al Día News Philadelphia, Pennsylvania May 1, 2022 (Link) N/A Start Date: June 1, 2022
The Alicia Patterson Foundation Washington, D.C., District of Columbia Nov. 1, 2022 (Link) 1 year or 6 months
American Press Institute Arlington, VA In fall for the following summer. (Link) Current student (undergraduate or graduate) or recent graduate. Summer, 12 weeks
American Society of Magazine Editors New York, Washington, D.C. Dec. 1, 2022 (Link) Rising seniors with a GPA of at least 3.0 Summer, 10 weeks
Asian American Writers’ Workshop New York Aug. 15, 2022 to Sept. 15, 2022 (Link) Emerging Asian American writers, aged 30 and under 1 year
Associated Press New York, Washington, Chicago, Various locations. Please check back in Dec. 2022 for 2023. (Link) Juniors, seniors, graduate students and recent college graduates. Summer, 12 weeks
Association for Women in Sports Media Various Oct. 16, 2022 (Link) Full-time female undergrad (sophomores and above) or graduate students. Summer
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Atlanta, GA. Summer 2023 – Oct. 1, 2022

Fall 2023 -June 1, 2023

 

(Link) Rising juniors, seniors or graduate students. Summer/Fall/Spring, 10 weeks
Atlantic Media Fellowship Washington DC and New York Jan. session –  mid-July to early-Oct.

July session –  mid-Oct. to late Jan.

(Link) Recent college graduates. Jan. – Dec.

July – June

Bartley Fellowship New York Feb. 15, 2022 Summer 2022 – Arts Criticism Internship
Summer 2022 – Books Criticism Internship
Summer 2022 – Opinion Internship
Summer 2022 – Social Media Internship
Juniors, seniors or recent graduates. 10-weeks
Bloomberg  New York Oct. 24, 2022 (Link) Requirements vary depending on internship. Summer, 8-10 weeks

 

The Boston Globe Boston, MA Nov. 1, 2022 (Link)

(Link)

Seniors, grad students  with no professional experience. Summer, 12 weeks
The Boston Globe (Co-op Program) Boston, MA July – Dec. (application date March 1)

Jan. – June 9 (application date Oct. 15)

(Link)

 

Full time undergraduate students with a minimum of one-semester of
school remaining at the time of the co-op assignment.
Ability to work full-time 37.5 hours per week
Minimum GPA 3.0.
July – Dec. (application date March 1)
Jan. – June (application date Oct. 15)
The Buffalo News Buffalo, NY March 31, 2021 (Link) Juniors, seniors, graduate students and recent grads. Summer, 10 weeks
BuzzFeed – Breaking News Fellow Los Angeles N/A (Link) An early-career journalist who can report with a quick cadence. 9 month, full-time fellowship.
BuzzFeed – Culture Fellow New York or Los Angeles N/A (Link) An early-career journalist who can report with a quick cadence. 9 month, full-time fellowship
BuzzFeed – Entertainment News Fellow Los Angeles N/A (Link) An early-career journalist who can report with a quick cadence. 9 month, full-time fellowship.
BuzzFeed – Health Fellow New York N/A (Link) An early-career journalist who can report with a quick cadence. 9 month, full-time fellowship.
Cancer Research Institute Science Writing Bethesda, MD Sign up to be notified when the 2023 application cycle begins in Jan. 2023. (Link) Graduate students and recent graduate degree recipients. 6 months-1 year.
Chalkbeat Reporting Internship New York, NY Aug. 26, 2022 (Link) Undergrad or grad students. N/A
Chicago Tribune Chicago, IL Oct. 1, 2022 (Link) Juniors, seniors and grad students with previous internships.  6 months
Chips Quinn Scholars Various On hiatus (Link) Juniors, seniors and graduate students. Spring/Summer, 10-12 weeks
The Christian Science Monitor Boston, MA Winter -Spring: Oct. 15, 2022

* Summer  Jan. 15, 2023

*Fall – May 15, 2023

(Link) Undergraduate and graduate students. Year-round
The Dallas Morning News Dallas, TX/ Washington, DC Rolling (Link) Must be enrolled in college or have graduated 6 months prior to the internship start date. Summer/10-12 weeks
The Daniel Pearl Investigative Journalism Initiative Various, depending on project. Not accepting applicants at this time. (Link) Must be between the ages of 22 and 38. Varies depending on project.
Deadline Club Scholarship Program New York, NY March 16, 2022 (Link) Undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in journalism or journalism-oriented communications programs in the New York City metropolitan area. N/A
Democracy Now! Digital Fellowship New York, NY TBA (Link) Underrepresented early career journalists and digital media professionals. 1 year
The Denver Post New York, NY Oct. 31, 2022 (Link) Junior, seniors and graduate students. 10 weeks
Dow Jones News Fund (Business Reporting, Data Journalism,Digital Media or Copy Editing) Various Nov. 14, 2022 (Link) Sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students who are enrolled in school fulltime as of Nov. 14. 2022. This includes December graduates.

 

Summer, 10 weeks
The Economist NY & DC August 28, 2022 (Link) All applicants must have pre-existing US work authorization. 1 year
E&E News Washington/remote, District of Columbia (Link) Send a cover letter, resume and your three best clips here Please use the words “reporting fellow” in your subject line. Reporters with a year or two of experience or outstanding recent graduates. Six-month position, remote
ESPN Stuart Scott Internship Bristol, CT Rolling (Link) Undergraduate and graduate students. 10 weeks
Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) Fellows visit Auschwitz and other sites in Germany and Poland Jan. 3, 2023 (Link) Eligibility requirements can be found here. 2 weeks
Fellowship Institute for Journalists: Decolonizing the Representation of Muslim Women in The Media California June 30, 2022 (Link) The Institute is open to graduate students in schools of journalism and communication and to early career professionals within five years of degree completion. Fall 2022 to Dec. 2023
Gannett – USA Today Network Various Rolling (Link) Students currently enrolled and preferably seeking a Bachelor’s in communication, Journalism, or equivalent combination of experience and education. Students must have completed one year of college. Preference given to more advanced students. Students completed undergraduate work also are accepted. Year-round
Google Journalism Fellowship Various Oct. 14, 2022 (Link) Female students majoring in any form of Journalism. TBA
Grist Fellowship Seattle, WA Applications open in Nov. 2022. (Link) Recent graduates. Fall, Spring
Hawaii Society of Professional Journalists Various locations in Hawaii Updated information  will be posted in Dec. 2022. (Link) Hawaii residents enrolled in college (sophomore or higher), or students enrolled in a Hawaiian college or university. Summer, 8-10 weeks
The Houston Chronicle Houston, TX Spring 2023 – Nov. 23, 2022 Link Juniors and seniors. Summer
Ida B. Wells Fellowship New York, NY March 12, 2022. (Link) Open to entry-level or mid-career journalists. 1 year
Insider Inc. Fully remote but options to work in NY, DC, SF, LA, UK, Singapore Open until positions are filled. (Link) Recent college graduates, but there is no education requirement or age cutoff. Every 6 months
The Intercept New York, NY Rolling (Link) N/A N/A
Just Media’s 2022-2023 Uprising Fellowship Philadelphia, PA Sept. 30, 2022 (Link) Emerging writers based in the U.S., ages 18-25,  Junior, senior, recent graduate or grad students enrolled in a journalism degree program.  Mid-October 2022 through April 2023
Press Club
(Journalism Institute National Press Club)
Washington, D.C Oct. 20, 2022 (Link) Currently enrolled college students of color in their junior or senior year of undergraduate study. Graduating seniors may apply for this scholarship. Year-round
Lee Ester News Fellowship Madison, WI Application period currently closed. (Link) Recent graduates or early career journalists. 9 months
The Los Angeles Times Los Angeles, CA Nov. 15, 2022 (Link) Recent undergraduate and graduate students. Summer interns – June to late August

Spring interns begin between January and March

MacDowell Fall Residency Program Peterborough, New Hampshire Jan. 1, 2023 (Link) The sole criterion for acceptance is artistic excellence. Sept. 1, 2023 – Feb. 29, 2024
McClatchy, Inc. McClatchy newspaper locations. Deadlines vary. (Link) Requirements may vary. Year-round
McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism Varies based on project. Fall 2022 –  Sept. 30, 2022

Spring 2023 – March 31, 2023

 

(Link) Working journalists with at least 5 years experience. Summer, Winter
Metpro (The Chicago Tribune, The Los Angeles Times) Chicago, IL, Los Angeles, LA. The application will open again in Nov. 2022. (Link) Juniors, seniors, graduate students and recent graduates. TBA
The Miami Herald Miami, FL Oct. 31, 2022 (Link) Undergraduate and graduate students. Summer, 10 weeks
The Minneapolis Star Tribune Minneapolis, MN Rolling (Link) Junior, seniors and graduate students. Summer, 10 weeks
MPR News, Minnesota Public Radio (Toni Randolph Fellowship) Various Rolling (Link) N/A. June 6, 2022 – June 2, 2023
Moment Magazine Washington, DC Rolling (Link) Early career journalists.  Year-round
Mother Jones – The Ben Bagdikian Fellowship San Francisco, CA, Washington, DC Rolling (Link) Recent graduates. 1 year.
Type Media Center (formerly The Nation) New York City/Washington, DC Fellows are considered on a quarterly basis.

 

(Link) Seniors, graduate students and recent graduates. Year-round
National Journalism Center Washington, DC Rolling (Link) Aspiring conservative journalists. TBA.
National Public Radio – NPR Washington, D.C., Culver City, CA, New York City, Chicago, IL, Boston, MA Summer 2023: Dec. 2022 or beginning of Jan. 2023 (Link)

 

 

Undergraduate and graduate students. Twice a year.
NBC News Associates Program New York City Now open (Link)

 

Recent graduates. 1 year
New Jersey Newspaper Foundation Various locations in New Jersey Jan. 14, 2022 (Link) New Jersey residents currently enrolled in school, or students attending a New Jersey college or university. Summer, 6-8 weeks
The New York Times Newsroom Fellowship New York City, Washington, DC Recruiting for 2023 –   Fall 2022 (Link) Journalists with some experience, recent college graduates and graduate students. 12 months, beginning in June
The New York Times Corps New York Stay tuned for information on future cohorts. (Link) College students (or December or May graduates) TBA
Next City Urban Affairs Journalism Fellowship Philadelphia, PA Applications are now closed. (Link) College journalism students of color Summer, 10 weeks
Knight Visiting Nieman Fellowships Cambridge, MA For non-U.S. citizens, even if you work in the U.S.: Dec. 1, 2023.

For U.S. citizens, even if you do not work in the U.S.: Jan. 31, 2023.

(Link) Both U.S. and international applicants. Fellows choose their own course of study at Harvard University.
The O’Brien Fellowship Milwaukee, W.I. Apply between Dec. 1, 2022, and Jan. 20, 2023, for the 2023-24 fellowships. (Link) At least five years of professional experience  International journalists are welcome. 9 months
Orlando Sentinel Orlando, FL Rolling (Link) Undergraduate and graduate students. Spring, Summer, or Fall – 10 weeks.
Overseas Press Club (OPC) Foundation Scholarships New York, NY Dec. 1, 2022 (Link) Undergraduate and graduate students. Summer
PBS NewsHour Journalism Fellow N/A On pause (Link)  TBA TBA
Philadelphia Movement Media Fellowship, Fall 2022 – 2023 Philadelphia, PA Sept. 30, 2022. (Link) The fellowship is open to emerging writers based in the U.S., ages 18-25, with a relationship to communities impacted by prison and policing issues. Young writers of color and those with firsthand experience with the criminal legal system are strongly encouraged to apply. A junior, senior, recent graduate or grad student enrolled in a journalism degree program, or with a demonstrated interest in storytelling. The fellowship will run from mid-Oct. 2022 through Apr. 2023.
Politico Journalism Institute Various. Rolling (Link) Various requirements Year-round
ProPublica Fellowships Various Various (Link) Undergraduate and graduate students. Year-round
Pulliam Journalism Fellowships (The Indianapolis Star/The Arizona Republic) Indianapolis, IN /Phoenix, AZ Nov. 2, 2022 (Link) Juniors, seniors, and graduate students. June 5, 2023 – Aug. 11, 2023.
The Reporters Committee Arlington, VA Rolling (Link)

 

Juniors and seniors, and recent graduates. Internships: fall, spring, and summer
Report for America Various. Oct. 3, 2022 (Link)

 

Corps members are typically emerging journalists with fewer than 8 years’ experience.

For 2021-2022, we’re piloting a small group of mid- to late-career corps members.

Finalists will be reached out to in February, and will learn in March whether a newsroom has selected them as its RFA corps member. Those hired become employees of their respective newsrooms and will begin their employment June 1.
Rest of World: Feature Reporting Fellowship June 30, 2022, and the successful applicant will be informed by July 31, 2022. (Link) Early-career journalists based anywhere in the world.
Reuters Journalism Program New York, London, Asia. Rolling (Link) Senior and graduate students. 9 months

 

Robert Novak Journalism Fellowships Various, depending on project. Apr. 14, 2022 (Link) Working journalists with less than 10 years of professional experience. Full-time and part-time awards with quarterly writing installments.
Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism Nonresident fellowship. Apr. 6, 2022 (Link) Working journalists with at least 3 years of professional experience. Self-directed
The Seattle Times Seattle, WA several positions open for the summer 2023 internship program.

(Link) Sophomore, juniors, seniors and graduate students. Summer, 10 weeks

 

Sirius XM Radio Various. Rolling (Link) Undergraduate and graduate students. Summer, Fall and Spring programs, 13-14 weeks.
Society of Professional Journalists Pulliam/Kilgore Freedom of Information Washington DC/Indianapolis May 6, 2022 (Link) Seniors, recent graduates, graduate students, or law students with journalism background. Summer, 10 weeks
South Florida Sun Sentinel Fort Lauderdale, FL Oct. 15, 2022 (Link) Current college students or recent graduates. Summer, 10 weeks
Sports Journalism Institute Various Aug. 2022 for 2023 applications. (Link) Sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students. Must have internship experience.

 

May 31 – June 6
Storyhunter New York, NY Rolling Send your resume and a cover letter to eric@storyhunter.com. In the cover letter, which should be no longer than one page, please describe why you would be a great fit with Storyhunter and how this fellowship will help you achieve your career goals. Recent graduates and students 6 months
T. Howard Foundation Various Priority – Oct. 15, 2022.

Final – Dec. 1, 2022

(Link) Sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students. June-August
Tampa Bay Times Tampa Bay, FL Nov. 1, 2022

 

(Link) Juniors, seniors and graduate students. Must have internship experience. 10-week summer experiences to six-month and yearlong fellowships.
Television Academy Foundation Los Angeles, CA Application period opens in Nov. 2022 (Link) Undergraduate and graduate students.
The Texas Tribune Student Fellowships Austin, TX Spring 2023: Oct. 2, 2022

Summer 2023: Oct.  2, 2022

(Link) Undergraduate and graduate students. Spring and Summer
Tulsa World Tulsa, OK Nov. 4 2022 (Link) Undergraduate and graduate students. Summer, 10 weeks
Type Investigations & Type Media Center New York, NY On pause (Link) Seniors, graduate students and recent graduates. 10 weeks
USC Annenberg National Health Journalism Fellowships Los Angeles, CA Aug. 10, 2022

 

 

(Link) Early career journalists 10 weeks
The Virginian-Pilot Norfolk, VA Winter –  Oct. 14.
Spring –  Dec. 31.
Summer – Nov. 11.
Fall –  March 31, 2023
(Link) Juniors, seniors and graduate students. Year-round
Vox Media Writing Fellowships Washington, D.C. Rolling (Link) Early-career journalists One year
The Wall Street Journal 2022 Internships New York City, Washington, DC, San Francisco, CA, Detroit, MI Europe and Asia Oct. 17, 2022 (Link) Juniors, senior and graduates students. Spring (15 weeks)
The Washington Post Washington, DC Oct. 5, 2022 (Link) Juniors, seniors and graduate students. Must have internship experience. Summer, 12 weeks
Wired Magazine New York, NY Suspended until further notice. (Link) Applicants must be pursuing a career in journalism and have experience in a deadline-oriented environment. January -June or July -September

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