26 January 2018

The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists

26 January 2018 — The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional journalists from mainly developing countries for its 2018 fellowship program. The application deadline is March 12, 2018.

The fellowships are available to radio, television, print and web journalists, age 25 to 35, from developing countries who are interested in coming to New York to report on international affairs during the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly. The fellowships will begin in early September and extend to late November and will include the cost of travel and accommodations in New York, as well as a per diem allowance.

The fellowship program is open to journalists who are native to one of the developing countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America/the Caribbean and are currently working for media organizations. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in and commitment to international affairs and to conveying a better understanding of the United Nations to their readers and audiences. They must also have approval from their media organizations to spend up to three months in New York to report from the United Nations.

Full fellowship eligibility criteria and documentation requirements as well as the fellowship application form and other instructions can be found on the Fund’s web site at www.unjournalismfellowship.org.

Questions about the program, eligibility and application process can be directed by email to fellowship2018@unjournalismfellowship.org.