Applying for a Fellowship

Applications for the 2016-17 John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships are now being accepted online.

The deadline is 11:59 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, December 1, 2015.

You’ll find detailed instructions for submitting your application materials and recommendation letters in the online application system.

Apply to be a JSK Fellow

Transform Journalism

Apply for a JSK Fellowship and help transform journalism.

You can learn more about our program on the Being a Fellow page. Information about the financial benefits we provide fellows is on the Benefits of a Fellowship page. For eligibility requirements, view the Who can be a Fellow? page.

Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

You can also view clips of a Google hangout with former JSK Fellows discussing the application process:

Application questions google hangout

Answers to some common JSK application questions

Google hangout video features JSK Director Jim Bettinger along with 2015 JSK Fellow Yvonne Leow and JSK alums Latoya Peterson and Wilson Lievano.

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