Each year, hundreds of professional journalists from around the world apply for 10 World Press Institute (WPI) fellowship slots.
The chosen finalists represent some of the best journalists in their respective countries. They are innately curious, intelligent and ambitious, and approach journalism with a deep sense of dedication and responsibility.
Why become a WPI Fellow?
Gain access to, engage in and observe the role, responsibility and impact of a free press firsthand in one of the world’s largest, most diverse democracies. Through an immersive program, you will learn how the U.S. founding principles of a free press and journalistic best practices help foster transparency and accountability of government institutions, businesses and organizations, including the most powerful ones.
You will learn about U.S. history and current affairs, as well as challenges the U.S. media faces, while experiencing and reporting on social, economic and political issues.You also will interact with people from a variety of walks of life and get some free time along the way to explore on your own.
WPI pays the following program expenses:
- Roundtrip airfare to the United States.
- Travel within the United States related to the WPI program.
- Fellows receive a modest daily allowance to purchase food.
Here is what you will need to complete the application:
- Work Samples
- Username and password
Click here for the application process.
The deadline for submissions of applications for 2020 World Press Institute Fellowships is February 14, 2020.
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