Thomson Reuters Foundation Journalism Fellowship, Oxford University, UK

Publish Date: Dec 01, 2015

Deadline: Jan 31, 2016

Thomson Reuters Foundation Journalism Fellowship, Oxford University

The Thomson Reuters Foundation Fellowship, founded in 1983, offers an opportunity for experienced journalists wishing to undertake research projects on a variety of subjects. Approximately 6 Thomson Reuters Fellows study each year on fully-funded Fellowships for three or six months (one or two terms). Fellows receive a modest living allowance of £1,500 per month. Thomson Reuters Fellows are drawn from dozens of countries around the world from both print and broadcast media. Mid-career journalists from any country in the world are eligible. 

Recent Fellows and their projects

Ben Doherty (2014-15) The semantics of seeking asylum: an examination of the impact of changing media and political discourses on public opinion of refugees and asylum seekers

Carlvins Ouma Odera (2014-15) Failed media, failed democracy? The role of journalists in the making of South Sudan

Razeshta Sethna (2014-15) The militant in the media: Intimidating, violent and virulent

Jairo Mejia (2014-15) Reinventing the wire: how to prepare for constant disruptions

Sumit Pande (2014-15) The Role of Social Media: Changing Paradigm and Experiments with Participatory Democracy by Political Parties in India

Chen Chenchen (2014-15) Ideological diversity in Chinese media: where will ongoing leftist vs. rightist media cleavage lead?

Catherine Gicheru (2013-14) The factors behind the establishment and success of independent print media in select countries in Africa in recent years

Runfeng He (2013-14) How does the Chinese government manage social media? The case of Weibo

Flávia Marreiro (2013-14) The underground communications networks in Cuba


Applications should be made using the online application form. This will be made available once the call for applications has been made.

If you have any queries regarding the fellowship programme or application process please first check the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Please review the following steps to ensure the complete and timely submission of your application:

  1. Make sure you are eligible to apply
  2. Decide which fellowship funding you will apply for.
  3. Check the application deadlines.
  4. Check which application materials you need to prepare.
  5. Write the required research proposal and personal statement.
  6. Choose your work samples.
  7. Ask 2 people to write letters of recommendation.
  8. Complete the online application form, remembering to attach all the required application materials.

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