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RJI Fellowships

Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute is inviting individuals and organizations to appear for the RJI Fellowships. The RJI Fellowships includes Residential, Nonresidential, and Institutional fellowship. Students having an age of 18 or more studying journalism are encouraged to apply for the fellowships.

The purpose of introducing the RJI Fellowships is to support students desiring to pursue a career in journalism. The Residential fellowships are designed for individuals who want to collaborate with RJI staff. Nonresidential fellowships can tackle something you are interested in pursuing on your own or something that could benefit a current employer. Institutional fellowships are designed to unlock some of the thoughtful, meaningful ideas in your newsroom or company. The fellowship aims to grant financial benefits to qualified students.

The parent organization of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute is the University of Missouri. The institute was launched in 2004. The RJI’S interdisciplinary student teams of journalism, business, and computer science work together to envision and create the future of journalism and strategic communication.

Brief Description

The given table shall equip the entrant with additional details about the scholarship:

Organization Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
Educational Level Any
Subjects Journalism
Amount Varies
Access Mode Online
Number of Awards Multiple
City Missouri
Nationality National, International
Country United States
Application Deadline December 18, 2020
Application Fees Nil
Requirement Resume, Application form

Who May be Eligible?

The applicants must comply with the eligibility requirements to apply for the RJI Fellowships-

For Residential Fellowship-

  • Anyone above the age of 18 is eligible to apply.
  • The applicant must be civilian of the United States.

For Nonresidential Fellowship-

  •  Anyone above the age of 18 is eligible to apply.
  • The applicant must be civilian of the United States.
  • Applicants must be managers and executives from institutions or companies.
  • The applicant must be civilian of the United States.

How to Apply?

To begin with the online application process, the applicant must click on the link and create an account. Further, the applicants must fill in an application form. The application form must be filled adequately along with the required details and then submitted.

Supporting documents

  • Name, phone, email and Twitter handle
  • Location
  • Type of fellowship you are applying for
  • Resume


  • The recipients of the RJI Fellowships will be granted worthy awards. – Fellows of Residential Fellowship will receive $10,000, a monthly stipend, and a one-time reimbursement for relocations up to $10,000.
  • -Fellows of Nonresidential will be granted $20,000 stipend, payable quarterly in increments of $5000.
  • -The Institutional Fellowship Fellow’s institutions will receive a $20,000 stipend, payable quarterly in increments of $5000 to the institution.
  • The financial benefits will help the students to pursue higher education.

Application Deadline

To be acknowledged for the RJI Fellowships, the candidate must apply before the deadline. The submissions are due on December 18, 2020.

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