Skip to content

Fellowships: Multi-Regional

Fellowships: Multi-Regional

China - United States Journalists Exchange
Deadline: Rolling basis
China, United States

The All-China Journalists Association, the Better Hong Kong Foundation and the East-West Center jointly launched the 1st China-United States Journalists Exchange in 2010 to increase and deepen public understanding of the two countries and their relationship. The program offers opportunities for six to seven Chinese journalists to travel to the United States and six to seven U.S. journalists to travel to China.

Arthur F. Burns Fellowship
Deadline: March
United States, Canada, Germany

The Arthur F. Burns Fellowship offers journalists from the United States, Canada and Germany the opportunity to report from and travel to each other’s countries and to share knowledge and professional expertise. The program is open to U.S., Canadian and German journalists between the age of 21-40. Applicants should have two years of professional, full-time journalism experience. 

Dag Hammarskjold Fund for Journalists

Deadline: March
Africa, Asia, Latin America, Caribbean

This fellowship program is open to journalists from mainly developing countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean who have a commitment to international affairs and to conveying a better understanding of the United Nations to their audience. Fellowships are available to radio, TV, print and web journalists, aged 25 to 35, who are interested in coming to New York to report on international affairs during a session of the UN General Assembly. Fellowships run from early September to late November, and include the cost of travel and accommodations in New York, as well as a daily allowance.

Rosalyn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism
Deadline: April
United States, Colombia, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates

Mental illnesses constitute some of the most serious, unrecognized, and under-reported health problems in the United States and around the world. As part of an international effort to reduce stigma and discrimination, the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism provide stipends to journalists to report on topics related to mental health or mental illnesses.

Daniel Pearl Fellowship
Deadline: August
Middle East, South Asia

The Daniel Pearl Foundation and Alfred Friendly Press Partners have partnered since 2003 to provide fellowships to journalists from South Asia and the Middle East to work in U.S. newsrooms and experience the dynamics of a free press environment first hand. The fellowship program begins in March with a two-week orientation seminar in Washington, DC designed to prepare the fellows, personally and professionally, for the challenges of living and working in the US.

The German-Latin American Fellowship
Deadline: September
Germany, Latin America

Since 1997, the German-Latin American Fellowship of IJP has offered young journalists the unique opportunity to spend two months in a Spanish-, Portuguese- or German-speaking media. At least five young talented German and six Latin-American journalists get the chance to discover the diversity of their host countries.

Abe Fellowship for Journalists
Deadline: September
United States, Japan

This Fellowship is designed to encourage in-depth coverage of topics of pressing concern to the United States and Japan through individual short-term policy-related projects. The AFJ competition is open to citizens of the U.S. and Japan with at least five years of professional journalistic experience with newspapers, news magazines, wire services, and online news organisations.

Jefferson Fellowship
Deadline: November
United States, Asia and the Pacific Islands

The Jefferson Fellowships is the East-West Center’s most widely-recognized and established seminar program, offering print and broadcast journalists from the US, Asia and the Pacific Islands an opportunity to gain on-the-ground perspectives and build international networks to enhance their reporting through an intensive one-week education and dialogue seminar at the East-West Center in Honolulu followed by a two week reporting tour in the Asia Pacific-U.S. region.

Know any other fellowships to include? Write to

Image: © Carl Montgomery, used here under a Creative Commons licence.

We use cookies to give you the best experience of using this website. By continuing to use this site, you accept our use of cookies. Please read our Cookie Policy for more information.