The Columbia Journalism School was founded in 1912. It offers degrees like Masters of Science, Master of Science in data journalism and joint Master of Science in Computer Science & Journalism. It has been successful in preparing journalists with academic rigor and professional practice. Nikkei Inc. is a renowned media brand in Asia. It provides quality journalism and business news & information.

The Columbia Journalism School in collaboration with Nikkei Inc. offers $100,000 scholarships for a student of Asia who aspires to specialize in Data and Business Journalism. The student will get the scholarship annually for the next 5 years. Furthermore, it also offers a Master of Arts degree with a concentration in business and economics journalism.


  • Official transcript(s).
  • 3 letters of recommendation.
  • Writing test (to be taken after application submissions).
  • Proof of English language proficiency.
  • General essays on personal and professional interests.
  • Essay on your interest in data journalism degree.
  • Resume.
  • Journalistic or written work samples.
  • No GRE except in case of a dual degree program.
  • Read Facts


  • Receive hands-on training to report data-driven stories in the public interest. It does not require prior experience with data or coding.
  • Students qualifying for the scholarship and who apply for financial aid will be automatically considered for this and other scholarship opportunities without separate applications.
  • An annual scholarship of $100,000 for 5 years.
  • Read the Details thoroughly.


  • Register first.
  • Fill the application detail.
  • Attach required submission material.
  • Pay $100 nonrefundable application fee.
  • Save the username and password for future access to your application.
  • For more details go to the Webpage

The last date to apply is 15th December 2017.

Chevening: South Asia Journalism Fellowships

We get our latest updates and news from journalist. So, here is a great news for all journalist : The Chevening South Asia Journalism Fellowships. The programme is a world-class platform of exposures as well as brand new experiences that are exclusive for a better journalist. The programme is funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and will be  held at the United Kingdom. All details regarding this fellowship programme are mentioned below.

More about the programme:

  • Firstly, Online application.
  • Applicants should apply via country’s fellowship page, which is available at
  • Theme of the programme : ‘Good Governance in Changing World: the Media, Politics and Society’
  • Venue: The University of Westminster, United Kingdom (UK).
  • Fellows will have an eight weeks of intensive lectures, visits as well as discussions on the same.
  • Finally, all applicants may kindly read about every conditions and rules before applying.


  • Only for applicants from Bangladesh, India, The Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka (Must not hold British Nationality).
  • Candidates must have at least seven years of work experience before applying.
  • Applicant must be a mid-career journalist working in the political or economic sectors.
  • A post-graduate level qualification or equivalent is mandatory.

Benefits and Rewards:

South Asia Journalism Fellowship by Chevening is providing as many benefits as possible to all fellows. These includes;

  • Full programme fees.
  • Living expenses during the fellowship.
  • Finally,  Return economy flight to United Kingdom.


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Deadlines and Important Dates:

Beginning date of application : 7th August 2017.

Last date of submission of application: 27th September 2017.

Thomson Young Journalist Award 2017: FPA (Foreign Press Association)

” Journalism is an act of faith in the future”.

In the world; anywhere, journalists  seem like windows of the world we live in. We hear, see as well as know about the things around us from the media. So, here is a chance for all journalist who are making an effort everyday, to update us as much as possible. The Thomson Young Journalist Award 2017 is an invitation to journalist world-wide. The Thomson Young Journalist Award 2017 is set to find ambitious, creative as well as dedicated young journalist. This event, in addition to its motives, is an inspiration and probably the best chance especially for an emerging journalist.

Thomson Foundation, in partnership with the UK Foreign Press Association (FPA) is conducting The Thomson Young Journalist Award 2017. The program is granting chance and honor to young journalist, since 2012. If you have a bag of stories to share and all true spirits of a journalist make sure you grab this chance . The Thomson Young Journalist 2017 is your space to share your stories as well as to know new. Be a motivation and an inspiration to the world around you.

More about the event:

“As a journalist details always tell the story.”

The Thomson Young Journalist Award 2017 your chance to speak to the world.

  • Online and easy application.
  • It is most noteworthy that applicants must meet all eligibility  criteria.
  • Submission of portfolio 3 previous published works. (12 months before the deadline.)
  • The portfolio can be in any format — print, audio, video, multimedia or a combination of all four.


The Thomson Young Journalist Award 2017 requires the following eligibility criteria:

  • Global
  • Applicants aged 30 years or under may apply.
  • Applicants should be from countries where the gross national income per capita of less than $20,000.
  •  Indian applicants are eligible.

Benefits to the applier:

The Thomson Young Journalist Award 2017 has a unique and well experienced panel of judges to select the very best as much as possible.

  • Recognition through Thomson Foundation website and social media channels.
  • Finally, Top Three finalists can attend the prestigious gala awards night in London along with a host of other potential award winners and leading figures from the world of journalism.


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Last date of submission : 18th August 2017



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