2017 Online News Association MJ Bear Journalism Fellowships in USA

The Online News Association (ONA) is looking for excellent applicants for its MJ Bear Journalism Fellowships. These fellowships are available to USA/Canada or international journalists.

The aim of these fellowships is to give support and guidance to fellows on both their projects and their own professional development.

The Online News Association (ONA), founded in 1999, is a non-profit organization made up of more 2,000 members. It is the world’s largest association of digital journalists.

Course Level: These fellowships are open for Journalism programme.

Study Subject: These fellowships are offered in the field of digital journalism.

Scholarship Award: This scholarship will cover the following:

  • Three online workshop sessions with a Personal Advisory Board
  • Registration, travel and accommodations for the Online News Association Conference & Awards Banquet.
  • Recognition at the ONA conference.
  • ONA membership, with three years’ dues, paid in full.

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Numbers of Scholarships: Total three fellowships are given

  • Two in the United States or Canada and one international.

Scholarship can be taken in the USA.

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following equalifying requirements:

  • Born on Oct. 6, 1987, and Oct. 5, 1994
  • Be a working digital journalist (either for an organization or self-employed)
  • Be fluent in English
  • Be involved in a digital journalism project
  • Full-time students are not eligible

Nationality: USA/ Canada or International applicants are eligible for this scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must be journalists.

How to Apply: Applicants can apply online:

  • To apply, you’ll need to have the following ready:
  • Your resume / CV.
  • A photo of yourself.
  • A link to the project that you’d like us to consider that is ongoing or started after Jan. 1, 2016.
  • A recommendation letter from an employer, instructor or technology partner who is not a personal friend or family member.

Application form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is July 20, 2017.

Scholarship link



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