Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard

Nieman Fellowships

The Nieman Foundation is accepting applications for the class of 2021. Some 24 journalists from around the world will be selected to spend the 2020-2021 academic year at Harvard.

Candidates who wish to be considered for the following designated fellowships should complete the application appropriate to their citizenship and indicate interest in the relevant section:

  1. Nieman-Berkman Klein Fellowship in Journalism Innovation
  2. Robert L. Long Nieman Fellowship for Turkish journalists

Application Deadlines:

  • International Nieman Fellowships (for non-U.S. citizens, even if you work in the U.S.): Dec. 1, 2019

Please note that individuals who are citizens of the U.S. and another country should email for guidance about which application category will be appropriate.

All Nieman Fellowship applicants must complete an online application form. Candidates for academic-year fellowships must submit the following information as part of their package: two essays; a professional profile and study plan summary; work samples and three letters of recommendation.

Application page 


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The Abrams Nieman Fellowship for Local Investigative Journalism