Fully-Funded Fellowship for Journalists from Dag Hammarskjöld Fund at New York City 2019
Dag Hammarskjöld

Fully-Funded Fellowship for Journalists from Dag Hammarskjöld Fund at New York City 2019

États-Unis 01 mars 2019


The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists was established as a not-for-profit organization more than 55 years ago by journalists at the United Nations as a living memorial to the legacy of peace, prog
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01 mars 2019
Niveau d'études
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The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund invites professional journalists from various parts of the world who are interested in reporting on international affairs to apply for the 2019 fellowship program which will take place in New York. The fellowship will begin in early September and extend to late November. 

Eligibility criteria:

  1. The fellowship program is open to journalists who are native to the mainly developing countries in Africa, Asia (including Pacific Island nations), and Latin America/the Caribbean and are currently working for media organizations (except Argentina, India, Kenya and Yemen) 
  2. Applicants must be between 25 and 35 years of age 
  3. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in and commitment to international affairs and to conveying a better understanding of the United Nations to their readers and audiences
  4. Applicants must have a very good command of the English language since United Nations press conferences and many documents are in English only
  5. They must also have approval from their media organizations to spend up to three months in New York to report from the United Nations
  6. They must be currently employed as professional journalists for print, television, radio or internet media organizations, and both full-time and freelance journalists are invited to apply
  7. The program is not intended to provide basic skills training to journalists; all participants are media professionals


The fellowship will cover travel and accommodation in New York as well as a per diem allowance. The journalists who are awarded fellowships are given the incomparable opportunity to observe international diplomatic deliberations at the United Nations, to make professional contacts that will serve them for years to come, to interact with seasoned journalists from around the world, and to gain a broader perspective and understanding of matters of global concern. 

  • Media and Journalism
  • International Relations
Opportunity Targets
  • Young Professionals
  • Mid Career Professionals
Required Documents
  • Motivation Letter
  • Copy of Passport
  • passport sized photo of applicant
  • Sample of your work
  • Recommendation Letter
Funding : Full funding
Funding Coverage
  • Travel costs
  • Accommodation
  • Stipend/ Living allowance
  • Other
  • English

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