Research Fellowships for Professionals in Media and Politics

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The Joan Shorenstein Fellowship Program is a research program that aims to advance research in the field of media, politics and public policy, facilitate a dialogue among journalists, scholars, policymakers and students. Applicants must be related to one of the following categories:

- Journalist: Reporter, editor, producer with a minimum of five years experience at a news organization

- Politician: Someone who has campaigned and been elected to a national or high-level state office.

- Scholar: Tenured or tenure-track professor in political science, political communication, journalism, international political communication. Must be employed by a college, university or research institution for seven years or more.

- Policymaker: High-level official in a cabinet office or adviser to a candidate for national office. Minimum 10 years experience in equivalent role.

The Center hosts eight one-semester residential fellowships each year (four per semester). Fellows will conduct research, write and publish a paper on a media/politics topic, and engage the in the Harvard community.

This fellowship provides financial assistance in the form of a stipend of $30,000 for one semester. Travel and living expenses are not covered by the Shorenstein Center. Office space, computer and telephone are provided.

Eligibility

Nationality
United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Age Groups
Not specified
Gender
All
Interest
Media and Journalism, Social Sciences, Politics

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Mid Career Professionals, Young Professionals
Funding
Partial funding
Opportunity Coverage
Participation fees, Other
Opportunity will take place in
Not specified
Required Documents
CV, Research Proposal

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Media, Journalism, and Film, Political Science and International Relations, Psychology and Sociology
Educational Level
Bachelor
Required Languages
English
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How to Apply

Fill in the application form which includes:

[1] Personal Information

[2] Three recent jobs

[3] 50-100 words on why you want to be a Joan Shorenstein Fellow

[4] References Information

Contact Information

For more information please visit the Shorenstein Centers' website from here

If you have any questions, send an email to mailto:susan_ocitti@hks.harvard.edu