Marquette University O'Brien Fellowship In Public Service Journalism 2021

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RegionUnited States
AwardStipend of USD 65,000 for nine months and other benefits

About the Program


Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University invites applications for O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism 2021 from international journalists with at least five years of experience. Selected students will get a stipend of USD 70,000 for nine months and other benefits.

  • Marquette University O'Brien Fellowship In Public Service Journalism 2021

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Have at least five years of professional experience
    • Produce journalism regularly as an employee or freelancer
    • Be connected to print operations, radio, television, websites, podcasts, online publications, wire services, or magazines of general public interest

    Selected applicants will receive a stipend of USD 70,000 for nine months and other benefits like -

    • Residency allowance up to USD 8,000
    • Moving allowance up to USD 2,000 to USD 4,000 in total.
    • Travel and research allowance up to USD 8,000
    • Tuition remission for courses offered by Marquette University
    • CV (File size less than 20 MB)
    • Personal statement in 1,000 words or less
    • Awards, Fellowships and Certificates (if applicable)
    • Recommendation letters 
    • Work experience letter
    How can you apply?

    Follow the steps below to apply for the scholarship:

    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button below and read all details. 
    Step 2: Fill in the required details and complete the application.
    Step 3: Upload the necessary documents and submit the application.

Important Dates

Application start date: 01st December 2020
Application deadline: 31th January 2021

Selection Criteria

Selection is purely based on the proposal submitted by the applicants. An advisory committee consisting of distinguished journalists and Marquette faculty and alumni will interview the candidates shortlisted by the College of Communication journalism faculty. The final decision will be made by the dean of Diederich College of Communication.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by August, 2022. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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