Make 2016 a Fellowship Year

Mar 92016
  • U.S. reporter Nick Shields, with his local assistant, visited Mexico for a profile of an undocumented student in Chicago.

Each year ICFJ runs some 70 programs that help journalists and media organizations use technology to produce outstanding coverage of important issues. This year, we have a wide variety of offerings, from covering the fight against malaria in Africa to reporting on the latest tech innovations in Japan. These fellowships present a wonderful opportunity for U.S. journalists to work as foreign correspondents – and to develop local stories with international angles.

Here is the exciting lineup:

Seeking Diverse Voices in Global Reporting

Participants in the Bringing Home the World Reporting Fellowship Program for Minority Journalists travel to a country of their choice to cover compelling, yet underreported, social justice stories.

Apply by April 17, 2016.

Tackling Malaria

U.S. journalists selected for this fellowship can travel to Tanzania for a weeklong fellowship to cover the efforts to eradicate malaria.

Apply by March 14, 2016

In the Land of the Rising Sun

As a participant in the Illuminating Today's Japan for American Audiences program, U.S.-based journalists will be able to cover trade, energy, immigration and culture in one of the world's most influential economies.

Apply by May 1, 2016.