Fellowship for Mid-career journalists in the field of journalism at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, 2012 USA
Study Subject: Emotional trauma and psychological injury, and improve reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy
Course Level: Fellowship
Scholarship Provider: Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Scholarship can be taken at: USA
Eligibility: Dart Center Ochberg Fellowships are open to outstanding mid-career journalists working across all media. Past Fellows have ranged from small-town and regional general-assignment and crime reporters to war photographers and foreign correspondents for international news organizations. Applicants’ work must demonstrate journalistic excellence and a strong track record of covering violence and its impact on individuals, families or communities.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Scholarship Description: The Dart Center Ochberg Fellowship is a unique seminar program for mid-career journalists who want to deepen their knowledge of emotional trauma and psychological injury, and improve reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy. Reporting responsibly and credibly on violence or traumatic events — on street crime and family violence, natural disasters and accidents, war and genocide — is a great challenge. Since 1999 the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, a project of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has offered the annual Ochberg Fellowships to outstanding midcareer journalists interesting in exploring these critical issues.
Deadline: July 20, 2012
Further Scholarship Information and Application: http://dartcenter.org/ochberg-fellowship-guidelines