TheReham Al-Farra Memorialjournalism fellowship, 2018 will be atUnited NationsHeadquarters in New York from 16 September to 6 October 2018. For full-time working journalists between 22 and 35 years of age who are nationals and residents of the countries withdeveloping economiesor economies in transition.
TheReham Al-Farra MemorialJournalismFellowshipis a unique opportunity for young journalists fromdeveloping countriesand countries with economies in transition to cover theUnited Nations.
The United Nations is an international organisation since in 1945. It is currently made up of 193 Member States. The mission and work of the United Nations are guided by the purposes and principles in its founding Charter.
To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:
Fellows are to participate in a series of briefings and discussions while at Headquarters. Since fellows come from all parts of the world, the common language of communication during the programme is English, which is also one of the two working languages of theUnited Nations.
The Fellows can publish their stories in their own language.
7th May 2018
How to Apply: You must apply via the online application form.
You will need the following documents:
Three (3) published work samples in international affairs. These can be in their original language. Please include a brief summary in English for material that is not in one of the six officialUNlanguages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.
A letter of reference from your current employer or (for freelancers) an editor you work with.
Your curriculum vitae in English or French
Proof of education (your highest degree or diploma)