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Apply to the Journalism Diversity Fund

Apply for a bursary from the Journalism Diversity Fund, which can help with the costs of studying on an NCTJ-accredited course.

This application form is our first impression of you – consider your answers very carefully. Shortlisting will be based entirely on your application and the answers you give to demonstrate your skills and abilities.

If applicable, attach an Editor’s Recommendation Form when prompted at the end of the application. This is not compulsory but it can act as a positive reference, proof of work experience and a demonstration of your commitment to journalism.

Cohort one applications, will open on Monday 22 January 2024.

The deadline for cohort one applications will be Wednesday, 1 May 2024.

The shortlist for cohort one will be announced on Wednesday, 15 May 2024. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview on Friday, 24 May 2024. You should make a note of this as alternative interview dates will not be available.

If you have any problems with the application form, or questions regarding your application, please contact jdf@nctj.com.


Journalism Diversity Fund application Cohort One 2024

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