The TRT World Fellowship for Journalists Around the World in Turkey


As the TRT World family, we invite you to take part in our journey in the international news landscape and meet our international team. The Fellowship will appeal 15 talents including junior journalists and recent graduates who are interested in the opportunity of producing balanced news with a humanitarian focus. You will join a diverse group of individuals from around the world including journalists, editors, broadcasters, researchers and freelancers.

Study Level: Fellowships are available to Journalists as well as recent Graduates.

Study Subject: Fellowship opportunities are available in the following departments: News, Program, Digital and Vision.

Scholarship Award: Compensation Package:

  • Travel Scholarship
  • A taxable stipend to cover the costs of living in Istanbul
  • Participants will benefit from TRT World accommodations, services and counseling. TRT World’s associate producers will host Fellows.

Number of Scholarships: 15 fellowships are available.

Scholarship Place: Istanbul, Turkey

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

  • Be ambitious about journalism
  • Be native in the English language
  • Be in the early stages of their career

Eligible Countries: Journalists from around the world are eligible to apply for these fellowships.

Entrance Requirements: To be eligible applicants must be in the early stages of their career.

English language Requirements: Applicants must be native in the English language.

How To Apply: The mode of application is online. Please send your CV and answer the questions below in one Word Document:

  • Do you have any experience in the media sector (Internship, Work Experience etc.)?
  • Name fellowship or internship programs you have been involved with so far (if any)
  • Write an essay (min. 300 Words) about your motivation to join the TRT World Fellowship Program

Furthermore, please also provide us a link to self-produced creative content (e.g. Video, Design, Publications, Social Media Activity, and Research Paper) in the attached document.

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is May 20, 2017.

Apply Here

The TRT World Fellowship for Journalists Around the World in Turkey 2017

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