2024 IWMF Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship for Female Journalists

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship, for affiliated or freelance women journalists with at least three years of professional experience in journalism working in print, broadcast, or digital media.

The Fellow will complete research and coursework at MIT’s Center for International Studies and journalism internships at The Boston Globe and The New York Times. The program will provide the fellow with opportunities to pursue academic research and hone her reporting skills.

Application Deadline: 23rd April 2023

Eligible Countries: All

Type: Fellowship

To be taken at (country): USA

Award value:

  • A fixed monthly stipend will be provided to cover housing, meals, and ground transportation during the fellowship.
  • Round-trip economy airfare will be purchased from the fellow’s place of residence to Washington, D.C., and from Washington, D.C., to the fellowship city.
  • The fellow will receive health insurance during the program.
  • For fellows residing outside of the United States, the fellowship also covers the costs of applying for and obtaining a U.S. visa.
  • The fellow will be fully responsible for any additional incidental expenses and other costs.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Eligibility: The IWMF Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship is open to

  • Women, non-binary, and gender non-conforming journalists whose work focuses on human rights and social justice issues.
  • Working journalists with at least three years of full-time, professional journalism experience.
  • Journalists from any country around the world are eligible to apply. Applicants must, however, speak, read, and write English fluently in order to fully participate in and benefit from the Fellowship.

How to apply: Submit an online application by visiting the IWMF page




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