Shortlisted applicants announced for third round of 2017 bursaries

Fifteen hopeful journalists have been shortlisted for the third round of 2017 Journalism Diversity Fund bursaries, which would cover the cost of their NCTJ-accredited journalism training.

The full shortlist is as follows:

  • Danielle Amato
  • Elizabeth¬†Burden
  • Malachi Butt
  • Rory Claydon
  • Aisha Doherty
  • Rachel Edge
  • Coran Elliott
  • Daniel Khalili-Tari
  • Simi Manik
  • Eloise Millard
  • Joshua Rose
  • Adam Samuel
  • Anu Shukla
  • Danny Thompson
  • Eoin Wilson

The candidates have been invited for interview and will be questioned by a panel of senior industry members at the Evening Standard offices on Friday, 11 August.

The applicants will be questioned about their passion for journalism, financial need and diversity.

Bursaries are awarded to those from socially or ethnically diverse backgrounds who have a passion for journalism and can demonstrate how they will bring diversity to the newsroom. Bursaries are awarded to cover the cost of journalism training and may include a contribution towards travel or living expenses depending on financial need.

Applications for bursaries are currently open for the final cohort of the year, so if you missed out on the last round you have until Wednesday, 15 November to apply. You can find the application form here.

For further information, contact Sarah Kenny, marketing executive, on 01799 544947 or email sarah.kenny@nctj.com.

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