Gordon N. Fisher/JHR Journalism Fellowship at University of Toronto – Canada, 2022

The Gordon N. Fisher/JHR Journalism Fellowship is an annual opportunity for a journalist from Sub-Saharan Africa or the Middle East to participate in the William Southam Journalism Fellowship Program at Massey College in the University of Toronto.

 

Application Deadline: 31st January 2022

Eligible Countries: Countries in sub-Saharan Africa & the Middle East

 

To be taken at (country): Massey College in University of Toronto, Canada

 

Type: Fellowship

 

Number of Awards: Not specified

 

Value of Gordon N. Fisher/JHR Journalism Fellowship: The Fellowship underwrites:

 

(1) an eight-month stipend that will replicate the successful applicant’s salary along with any costs associated with the

program. The first monthly installment will commence with an end-September payment and conclude with the

end-April payment;

(2) all university fees;

 

(3) travel expenses up to the cost of economy airfare to and from Toronto for the Fellow;

 

(4) travel expenses for organized trips during the program;

 

(5) a winter clothing allowance;

 

(6) a book allowance.

 

Please note that there are no provisions for family members.

 

Duration of Programme: over one academic year – September to May

 

Eligibility: To be eligible for Gordon N. Fisher/JHR Journalism Fellowship, applicants must have/be:

 

  • 5 years’ experience working in media
  • Currently full-time as a news or editorial employee at a newspaper, radio station, television station, magazine or news service. Freelance journalists who have been working consistently in the media over an eight-year period will also be considered
  • Proficiency in English
  • Three letters of reference
  • Statement of intent
  • Proposal for plan of study.

How to Apply : For details on the application process, please download the Application Information Pack and Application Form


Click here to Apply

 

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