Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship
Applications are invited from suitably qualified women professionals in journalism who wish to sharpen their skills and perform valuable research and coursework at MIT’s Center for International Studies and Journalism internships for the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship.
The Neuffer Fellowship is designed for women, nonbinary or gender non-conforming journalists with at least three years of professional experience in journalism working in print, broadcast, or digital media, either as a staff journalist or as a freelancer.
Program Type: Graduate Fellowship
Program Location: MIT’s Center for International Studies
Program Duration: 6 Months
Available Slot: Several
Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree
Nationality: All Nationalities
Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship 2022/23 | DETAILS
The Fellowship provides academic and professional opportunities to advance the reporting skills of women and nonbinary journalists who focus on human rights and social justice. The Fellowship was created in memory of The Boston Globe correspondent and IWMF Courage in Journalism Award (1998) winner Elizabeth Neuffer. In collaboration with Neuffer’s family and friends, the IWMF started the program to honour Neuffer’s legacy while advancing her work in human rights and justice.
To be eligible for the Journalism Fellowship, applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Applicants must be women, nonbinary or gender non-conforming journalists.
- Possess at least three years of professional experience in journalism working in print, broadcast, or digital media.
- Applicants must be proficient in written and verbal English.
- Demonstrate excellent academic and research abilities.
How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship 2022/23 are to complete their application on or before the deadline, as the late application will not be considered.
Application Deadline: April 15 2022, at 11:59 pm ET.
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