The Sunday Times is looking for future foreign correspondents to apply for a one-year scholarship to work on their foreign desk and other sections with possible opportunities for overseas trips. The one-year scholarship is in honour of the outstanding Sunday Times foreign correspondent, Marie Colvin, who was killed this year on assignment in Syria.

  • You will have practical experience of print journalism and digital media and a proven interest in foreign affairs
  • Candidates may be of any nationality but must have excellent English and the right to work in the UK
  • The upper age limit is 26.

The scheme runs from 1 January 2013 for a year.
How to Apply

  • Applications should include cover letter, CV and writing samples (maximum of 3) and should be addressed to Kathleen Herron, Deputy Managing Editor, The Sunday Times, 3 Thomas More Square, London, E98 1ST.
  • Envelopes must be marked “MARIE COLVIN SCHOLARSHIP”.

Deadline: September 30, 2012,
To read the scholarship announcement, click here