Fellowship and Grant Opportunities for Media & Communication Ph.D. Students

Abe Fellowship for Journalists

The Abe Fellowship for Journalists is designed to encourage in-depth coverage of topics of pressing concern to the United States and Japan through individual short-term policy-related projects. Applicants are invited to submit proposals on the role of media in public interest, social enterprise, corporate social responsibility and revitalization of multi-cultural urban areas: http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/abe-fellowship-for-journalists/


ACLS- Advancing the Humanities


Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Based in Germany, sponsors several research opportunities and awards for all nationalities:


Alfa Fellowship Program

The Alfa Fellowship Program is a distinguished professional development program placing accomplished young professionals in work assignments at leading organizations in Russia in the fields of business, economics, journalism, law, public policy and related areas:


American Academy in Berlin


American Academic Research Institute in Iraq


American Association of University Women


American Institutes for Research


American Institute of Indian Studies


American Institute for Sri Lankan Studies


American Research Center in Egypt


American Research Institute in Turkey


Arthur F. Burns Fellowship


Atlantic Media Fellowship

Atlantic Media attracts the most extraordinary individuals, who are looking to boldly disrupt and relentlessly innovate in a fast-paced and rewarding digital media environment. We seek humble and dynamic talent looking to join a collaborative environment that provides a wealth of opportunities for career development and growth:


Center for Khmer Studies

CKS provides fellowships for students and scholars in order to promote research and cross-national scholarly exchange among the international community of scholars and their Cambodian colleagues:


CN Internships and Fellowships

Each year the Collegiate Network offers paid summer internships and postgraduate, year-long fellowships at prominent media outlets to promising student journalists. For students seriously considering a journalism career, these positions offer writing opportunities at some of the nation's leading publications. This highly competitive program is open to both CN members and non-members, and the number of internships and fellowships offered varies from year to year.


Council for European Studies


Council of American Overseas Research Centers


Council on Foreign Relations

The Council on Foreign Relations’ Internship Program offers outstanding volunteer opportunities for college students, graduate students, and graduates focusing on international relations and who are pursuing a career in foreign policy or a related field:


Cultra Vistas Fellowship

The Cultural Vistas Fellowship affords underrepresented U.S. university students the unique opportunity to advance their career goals, develop global competencies, and experience life in another culture:


Emma Bowden Foundation

Fellowship for minority interests in media:


External Fellowships for Study


Ford Foundation


French-American Foundation


Fulbright Program

Sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Fulbright Program provides funding for students, scholars, teachers, and professionals to undertake graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools.


German Academic Exchange Service

Summer Internship Program in Berlin for American and Canadian Students of Journalism or Communication at the International Center for Journalism at Freie Universität Berlin:


Google Journalism Fellowship

In an effort to help develop the next crop of reporters working to keep the world informed, educated and entertained, we have created the Google Journalism Fellowship. As a company dedicated to making the world’s information easily accessible, Google recognizes that behind many blue links is a journalist and that quality journalism is a key ingredient of a vibrant and functioning society.


Hearst Journalism Fellowships

Focuses on multimedia journalism:


International Journalists’ Network


International Women’s Media Foundation

Through its training programs, the IWMF offers a variety of opportunities for women in the news media.


Journalism Jobs.com

List of possible fellowships:


Knight Foundation


Library of Congress

The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress announces a new Kluge Fellowship in Digital Studies to examine the impact of the digital revolution on society, culture and international relations using the Library’s collections and resources:


Microsoft Research

Microsoft research provides an open post-doc researcher position in social media:

Internships are also available at several locations around the world in the area of Engineering, Math, or Social Sciences:


Middlebury

Fellowships in Environmental Journalism:


McNair Scholars Program

A U.S. Department of Education Trio Program in honor of Ronald E. McNair. Several grant and funding opportunities are listed:


National Endowment for Democracy

Named in honor of the two principal founders of NED, former president Ronald Reagan and the late congressman Dante Fascell, the Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program enables democracy activists, practitioners, scholars, and journalists from around the world to deepen their understanding of democracy and enhance their ability to promote democratic change:


Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard


Open Media Foundation


Open Society Foundations


Scripps Howard Awards


Sigma Xi


Social Science Research Council


The Puffin Foundation


United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

UN Women offers internships in Social Media and other areas for students at all levels of post-secondary education:


W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute


World Press Institute