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Nieman Visiting Fellowships

Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard is welcoming young and enthusiastic journalists to complete their projects and case study, with the help of Nieman Visiting Fellowships. The applicants who are be approved to complete their project and work in the U.S. with innovative ideas to support journalism are invited to apply.

Nieman Foundation of Journalism started these fellowships for young brains to take part and showcase their work about recent and relevant social events. This year coronavirus pandemic and racial justice have created an excellent opportunity for students to write about the change taking place.

Nieman Foundation welcomes all the journalists, programmers, designers, publishers, media analysts, technologists, and other students who can make an impact on journalism. This year scholarships will be provided for the projects related to public health and movement for racial justice. Nieman Foundation provides necessary assistance, newsroom training, and project funding determined on a case-by-case basis.

Who May Be Eligible?

Applicants must check the below-given criteria before applying:

  • Applicants applying for the scholarship must be approved to complete his project and work in the U.S.
  • Individuals in the U.S. who have concrete and innovative ideas supporting one or more of the following goals:
  • Advance the representation of journalists of color throughout the news industry
  • Improve coverage of underreported stories and communities
  • Explain the impact of coronavirus on an area or group
  • Enhance reporting expertise and coverage of public health in a community

How to Apply

Applicants must create a SlideRoom account to start with your Nieman Scholarship application. After creating your account, submit the necessary documents and the details. Applications submitted before the deadline will be considered for the scholarship.

Supporting Documents

  • An updated resume
  • Academic information from previous years study
  • Previous years work
  • Briefly explained the plan about the project students is interested in working.
  • Applicants should submit an essay of 600 words.
  • Applicants should submit a brief plan about the project and budget required to complete the project.
  • Applicants must submit a brief overview of the project.
  • Applicants need to submit well-prepared and explained projects


Nieman Scholarship offers students to complete their training and research with full support from Nieman Foundation, Harvard University. Winners will serve a Nieman Scholarship with a weekly stipend of $2,000, which will be paid monthly.

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