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.
(most recent if closed)
|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)||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)
|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|
(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 email@example.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|