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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.

IMPORTANT: This is a detailed application form, which you may not wish to complete in one sitting. IN ORDER TO SAVE YOUR PROGRESS AND RETURN TO YOUR APPLICATION AT A LATER TIME YOU MUST REGISTER AN ACCOUNT. If you are already registered, click here to log in.

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 two will open for applications on Wednesday, 25 May and the deadline for applications is Wednesday, 22 June.

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.

To find out how the Journalism Diversity Fund processes your personal information, click here.

If you have any problems with the application form, or questions regarding your application, please contact [email protected].