Dart Ochberg Fellowships for International Journalism in USA, and applications are submitted till September 30, 2016. Applications are invited for Ochberg Fellowships available for journalists from North America, Central and South America, Europe, the Asia Pacific region, Africa and the Mideast to study in USA. Up to twelve fellows will be awarded in the field of emotional trauma and psychological injury, and improves reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy. Fellows attend an intensive weeklong program of seminars and discussions held at Columbia University in New York City. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): | USA
(This fellowship is available to senior and mid-career journalists to
attend a week long seminar at Columbia University in New York City)
International fellowship is awarded in emotional trauma and
psychological injury, and improves reporting on violence, conflict
September 30, 2016.
Center for Journalism and Trauma, Columbia University Graduate School
Dart Ochberg Fellowships are targeted for Journalists from North
America, Central and South America, Europe, the Asia Pacific region,
Africa and the Mideast
to twelve fellows will be awarded.
attend an intensive weeklong program of seminars and discussions held
at Columbia University in New York City.
Ochberg Fellowship covers air or train travel, accommodations in New
York City, most meals and other expenses directly related to program
participation. The program does not cover costs related to travel
visas, health insurance or ground transportation in fellows’ home
The Dart Ochberg Fellowships are unique seminar program for senior
and mid-career journalists who want to deepen their knowledge of
emotional trauma and psychological injury, and improve reporting on
violence, conflict and tragedy.
responsibly and credibly on violence or traumatic events — on
street crime and family violence, natural disasters and accidents,
war and genocide — is a great challenge.
1999 the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, a project of the
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has offered the
annual Ochberg Fellowships to outstanding journalists interested in
exploring these critical issues.
‣ Past Fellows have ranged from small-town and regional general-assignment and crime reporters to war photographers and foreign correspondents for international news organizations.
‣ Applicants’ work must demonstrate journalistic excellence and a strong track record of covering violence and its impact on individuals, families or communities.
‣ Fellowships are open to print, broadcast and online reporters, photographers, editors and producers with no fewer than five years’ full-time journalism experience.
‣ Approximately half of the Fellowship participants are based in North America, with the balance drawn from Central and South America, Europe, the Asia Pacific region, Africa and the Mideast.
‣ All fellowship seminars are conducted in English. Fellows must be fluent in spoken English to participate in the program.
Selection criteria for Dart Ochberg Fellowships:
‣ Applicants are reviewed by a judging committee comprised of Dart Center staff, Fellowship core faculty and past Fellows.
‣ Selection is not based on any single factor.
‣ Among judges’ considerations are whether applicants:
‣ Selected fellows will be notified by email in early-November.
Scholarship Application Method
‣ Applicants can via Online Application
The Fellowship program will be held January, 16-21, 2017 at Columbia University in New York City.
‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 1st September 30, 2016.
‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.