JDF recipients at an event

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.

The deadline for applications in this round is Wednesday, 22 June at 5pm.

The shortlist will be announced on Wednesday, 6 July. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview on Friday, 15 July. 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.

Applications for cohort 2 are now closed. Applications for cohort 3 will open on Wednesday, 29 June.

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