Dart Center Ochberg Fellowship for International Journalists in USA, 2014

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. The Ochberg Fellowship covers air or train travel, accommodations in New York City, most meals and other expenses directly related to program participation. The application deadline is 1st October 2014.. The Dart Center Ochberg Fellowship is a 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. Reporting 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. Since 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.. This fellowship is available to senior and mid-career journalists to attend a week long seminar at Columbia University in New York City.
The research areas of this scholarship are: The International fellowship is awarded in emotional trauma and psychological injury, and improves reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy.
Who can apply to this scholarship? Not provided
Benefits of the scholarship: The 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 cities.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Fellows attend an intensive weeklong program of seminars and discussions held at Columbia University in New York City.
Number of scholarships: Up to twelve fellows will be awarded.

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