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Applications for fellowships beginning in 2022/23 are now closed. We'll reopen applications again in January 2023. 

If you are a journalist with more than five years’ experience working in newsrooms, you qualify to apply for a Reuters Institute scholarship.  

You will need to prepare: 

  • A one-page project statement. What is the idea that you plan to spend your time with us working on? What can you spend time reading about? Who will you talk to? Save this in PDF format.  

  • A 150-word summary of the question your project aims to look into.   

  • A one-page motivation statement. Why are you ready for a fellowship? Why do you want to do this project at the Reuters Institute? What will you do with your project once you return to the newsroom? Save this in PDF format.  

  • A two-page curriculum. Describe your career and education history. You may include links to your work here if you like. Save this in PDF format. 

  • Two letters of reference Ask two people who know you and your work to write a letter recommending you for a fellowship. These letters should include the referee’s full name, job title, their relationship to you, and their contact details. Each reference should not be longer than one-page. Save these in PDF format.  

The size limits for all PDF uploads is 25MB per document.  

You will then be able to submit these documents on our online application portal.

No incomplete applications will be considered.