The shortlist for the second round of Journalism Diversity Fund bursaries has now been announced.
Ten applicants have been invited for interview and will be questioned by a panel of editors at Brunswick on Friday 21 June.
Megan Bramall, Rebecca Fielding, Charlotte Goodwin, Zoah Hedges-Stocks, Ana Hine, Elizabeth Jackson, Haseeb Malik, Darius McQuaid, Stephanie Niciu and Lyth Yousif will be asked various questions about their passion for journalism, financial need and diversity.
Successful interviewees will be awarded a bursary to cover the cost of their journalism training. A contribution towards travel or living expenses may also be awarded depending on financial need.
Applications for cohort three are now open. The closing date for applications is 17 July 2013.
The full shortlist is as follows:
Megan Bramall (22), Wigan
Rebecca Fielding (20), Leeds
Charlotte Goodwin (21), Derbyshire
Zoah Hedges-Stocks (23), Suffolk
Ana Hine (22), Dundee
Elizabeth Jackson (22), Dorset
Haseeb Malik (East Riding of Yorkshire
Stephanie Niciu (22), Liverpool
Darius McQuaid (23), Bickley, Kent
Layth Yousif (40), Hitchin