Young Journalists Scholarship in UK

Deadline:August 18

Scholarship in UK


Thomson Foundation is offering Young Journalists Award for the year 2018. Young Journalists from around the world are eligible to apply for this award. Thomson Foundation supports the achievement of the vision – through improving journalism and communication, and their production and business processes. We are independent of any government or political affiliation. Thomson Foundation, in partnership with the UK Foreign Press Association (FPA), is inviting young journalists from around the world to submit their most compelling stories.

Now leading into its fifth year, the Young Journalist Award is Thomson Foundation’s annual journalism competition, dedicated to finding and inspiring ambitious and emerging journalistic talent from across the globe.

Amount of Scholarship:

This is a fully funded award.

Who Can Apply for this Scholarship?

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

Checklist. Please check the following before you make your submission:

  • That you are 30 years of age or under on 20th November 2017, and from a country with a Gross National Income (GNI) per capita of less than $20,000.
  • That your THREE published or broadcast pieces of work were produced in the 12 months preceding 18th August 2017 (the 12 months prior to the deadline for submissions).
  • That you will attach a verbatim translation or transcript in English, if your stories are not in English.
  • That you will send a letter from your current editor verifying that your three submissions are entirely your work, or if you are freelance or self-employed, that you will attach a letter from the editor of the

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How to Apply for this Scholarship?

The mode of application is online.

Application Form

Scholarship Link