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Nine bursaries awarded in first round of 2019

1 May 19

The first round of the Journalism Diversity Fund in 2019 has concluded with the awarding of nine bursaries.

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Fourteen candidates shortlisted in first round of 2019

17 Apr 19

Fourteen aspiring journalists have been shortlisted in the first of four Journalism Diversity Fund application rounds of 2019.

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How the JDF helped me achieve my dream job

5 Apr 19

When I first decided to undertake an NCTJ fast-track diploma in multimedia journalism, I faced the daunting question of how to fund it. I already had a considerable student debt so was reluctant to take out another loan, and my parents had limited means to assist me. Even when I was told about the Journalism […]

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My journey from a bakery to a materials magazine

19 Mar 19

In a short amount of time I went from a part time sales assistant to a news writer for an all-female editorial team – and I’ve never felt more empowered.

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Fourth and final round of bursaries awarded in 2018

12 Dec 18

The final round of the Journalism Diversity Fund in 2018 has concluded with the awarding of six bursaries, bringing the total number of bursaries awarded this year to 46 – a record number for the fund.

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Twelve candidates shortlisted in final round of 2018

21 Nov 18

Twelve aspiring journalists have been shortlisted in the fourth and final round of the 2018 Journalism Diversity Fund, which could help pay for the cost of their NCTJ-accredited journalism training.

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Mentoring scheme launched for Journalism Diversity Fund students

30 Oct 18

The Journalism Diversity Fund (JDF), administered by the NCTJ, has launched its first formal mentoring scheme to support bursary recipients.

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Third round of bursaries awarded in 2018

5 Sep 18

Cohort three of the 2018 Journalism Diversity Fund has concluded with the awarding of eleven bursaries. This additional round was opened in August due to the high demand in cohort two.

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Fifteen candidates shortlisted in additional 2018 application round

21 Aug 18

Fifteen aspiring journalists have been shortlisted in the third round of the 2018 Journalism Diversity Fund, which could help pay for the cost of their NCTJ-accredited journalism training.

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Twenty-five bursaries awarded in cohort two

8 Aug 18

After receiving an unprecedented number of applications, cohort two of the 2018 Journalism Diversity Fund has concluded with the awarding of 25 bursaries.

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