Oxford/Reuters Institute Journalism Fellowships

Based at the University of Oxford, the Reuters Institute offers a limited number of Journalist Fellowships each year to those who apply for the Oxford/Reuters Institute Journalism Fellowships 2024 for Journalists in African & Developing Countries.

Oxford/Reuters Institute Journalism Fellowships

These fully-funded fellowships give working journalists worldwide a chance to learn more about a subject that is important to them and the media business as a whole before returning to newsrooms.

The Fellowships allow participants to connect with other journalists worldwide, take a break from the daily stress of deadlines, and investigate the most important challenges facing the sector with input from top practitioners and experts.

You don’t need to identify the specific funding source you are looking for because we will choose one for you based on your country of origin and research idea.

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Eligible Countries: African/Developing Countries

Number of Awards: 30

To be taken at (country): University of Oxford

Programme Length: Fellowships can last one, two or three terms

Type: Fellowship (Professional)

Eligibility for Reuters Institute Journalism Fellowships

  • You must have at least five years of professional journalism experience—or, in exceptional circumstances, be able to show a comparable degree of expertise—to be eligible for a Fellowship.
  • Your ability to write in English at a publishable level will enable you to participate in the fellowship and submit articles as needed. If English is not your first language, please provide adequate proof (this is an actual certificate given by the appropriate agency, no older than two years) that you are at an adequate standard.

Scholarship Benefit

Most journalist fellowships are fully financed and include housing and living expenses. There are certain chances for self-funded candidates. Only candidates who are employees of the sponsoring organisation are eligible for such fellowships.

Application Procedure

  • Click Here to learn how to apply fully.

Application Deadline: 14th February 2024 (23:59 UK time).


A distinguished fellowship programme called the Oxford/Reuters Institute Journalism Fellowships offers mid-career journalists worldwide the chance to advance their knowledge and abilities globally.

Journalists with at least five years of experience may apply to the programme housed at the University of Oxford. Fellows participate in various seminars, workshops, and research projects and receive a stipend to cover living expenses.

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