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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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Record number of applicants shortlisted in second round of Journalism Diversity Fund 2018

25 Jul 18

Thirty-two hopeful journalists have been shortlisted in the second round of the 2018 Journalism Diversity Fund, which could help pay for the cost of their NCTJ-accredited journalism training.

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First round of bursaries awarded for 2018-19 academic year

24 May 18

Cohort one of the 2018 Journalism Diversity Fund has now concluded with the awarding of six bursaries.

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Shortlisted applicants announced for first Journalism Diversity Fund round of 2018

9 May 18

Ten hopeful journalists have been shortlisted in the first round of the 2018 Journalism Diversity Fund, which could cover the cost of their NCTJ-accredited journalism training.

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How to make the most of the JDF, manage time and secure a job

2 Mar 18

I remember the day I was offered the Journalism Diversity Fund bursary as if it was yesterday. I was on my lunch break, sat on a set of stairs, dreading walking back into my waitressing role, to finish a never-ending 12-hour shift. Now, six months later, I have accepted a trainee researcher role for the home affairs team at the BBC.

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How I landed my dream placement with Sky News

15 Feb 18

When I applied to the Journalism Diversity Fund last summer I knew that if my application was successful their support would be life changing.

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Confessions of a fast-track NCTJ student

2 Jan 18

I am 16 weeks into the 20-week fast-track NCTJ course, and I finally have the time to take stock of the last few months and write something that’s not a) for my portfolio, b) shorthand or c) revision notes.

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Final bursaries of 2017/18 awarded in Cohort 4

13 Dec 17

Cohort 4 of the Journalism Diversity Fund has now concluded with the awarding of nine bursaries for the 2017/18 academic year. These up-and-coming journalists were awarded funding to begin their journalism training at NCTJ-accredited courses beginning in 2018.

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My work experience with the BBC in London

11 Dec 17

“As the first recipient of the Claire Prosser Bursary Award, your university fees will be taken care of and you’ll be doing lots of work experience. Your first week is with the BBC…in London.”

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