The international women Media Foundation fellowship is now accepting applications for the 2014/2015 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship. The fellowship is designed for a woman journalist from anywhere in the world whose work in print, broadcast, or digital media has focused on human rights and social justice reporting.
The seven month-long program will take fellows to Boston and New York to study at MIT’s Center for International Studies and work for U.S. media outlets including the Boston Globe and The New York Times.
The program aims to perpetuate memory and advance life mission of promoting international understanding of human rights and social justice while creating an opportunity for women journalists to build their skills.
Worth Of Award

  • The 10th Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship runs from September 2014 to March 2015.
  • The fellow will be based at the Center for International Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts as a research associate during the research component of the fellowship, allowing the fellow to pursue academic research while improving her ability to cover human rights and social justice for The Boston GlobeThe New York Times, and other media outlets during the journalism portion of the fellowship.


  • The IWMF is accepting applications from women journalists worldwide whose work focuses on human rights and who have a minimum of three years of experience in journalism.
  • Female journalists working in the print, broadcast and online media, including freelancers, are eligible to apply.
  • Competitive candidates must have excellent English skills.

 How to Apply

  • Download, fill out and return all application forms.
  • Applications will be accepted until Friday, April 11, 2014.
  • Late submissions will not be considered. Please direct all application inquiries to IWMF Program Coordinator Ann Marie Valentine (+1 202-567-2609,send an email).

Deadline: Applications will be accepted until April 11, 2014.
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