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Thirteen bursaries awarded in first round of 2020

29 Apr 20

The first round of the Journalism Diversity Fund in 2020 has concluded with the awarding of thirteen bursaries.

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Twenty applicants shortlisted in first round of 2020

15 Apr 20

Twenty aspiring journalists have been shortlisted in the first of four Journalism Diversity Fund application rounds in 2020, which marks the 15th anniversary of the fund. Two panels of senior industry figures will interview the shortlisted candidates remotely on Friday, 24 April. Bursaries are awarded to those who have a passion for journalism, financial need […]

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Dow Jones announced as new sponsor of the Journalism Diversity Fund

31 Mar 20

Dow Jones, publisher of The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s and Financial News, has become the latest news publisher to support the Journalism Diversity Fund (JDF). As part of the sponsorship, Dow Jones will award £10,000 to the JDF which is administered by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ). The fund awards bursaries to aspiring journalists from […]

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NCTJ announces ambitious £500k goal for Journalism Diversity Fund as scheme celebrates 15th anniversary

31 Mar 20

As the Journalism Diversity Fund (JDF) reaches its 15th year, the NCTJ has set its sights on raising the annual value of the fund to half a million pounds. The JDF was launched in 2005 thanks to a £100,000 donation from NLA media access. Since then, the JDF has supported 347 people from diverse backgrounds through […]

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Eight bursaries awarded in final round of 2019

11 Dec 19

The fourth and final round of the Journalism Diversity Fund in 2019 has concluded with the awarding of eight bursaries, bringing the total number of bursaries awarded this year to 45. These aspiring journalists were awarded funding to begin their journalism training at NCTJ-accredited courses in the 2019-20 academic year, and bursaries can help fund […]

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Thirteen applicants shortlisted in final round of 2019

20 Nov 19

Thirteen aspiring journalists have been shortlisted in the fourth and final Journalism Diversity Fund application round of 2019. Two panels of senior industry figures will interview the shortlisted candidates at the Financial Times in London on Friday, 6 December. Bursaries are awarded to those who have a passion for journalism, financial need and can demonstrate […]

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NCTJ partners with Nike and PA Training on free women’s sports journalism course

10 Sep 19

The NCTJ, Nike and PA Training are partnering to provide a free journalism course, which will teach the foundation skills required to become a journalist and spearhead future conversations around women’s sport.

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Six bursaries awarded in third round of 2019

4 Sep 19

The third round of the Journalism Diversity Fund in 2019 has concluded with the awarding of six bursaries. These aspiring journalists were awarded funding to begin their journalism training at NCTJ-accredited courses in the 2019-20 academic year, and bursaries can help fund their course fees and/or living expenses. Nine shortlisted candidates were interviewed at the […]

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Ten applicants shortlisted in third round of 2019

21 Aug 19

Ten aspiring journalists have been shortlisted in the third Journalism Diversity Fund application round of 2019. Two panels of senior industry figures will interview the shortlisted candidates at the BBC in Birmingham on Thursday, 29 August. Bursaries are awarded to those who have a passion for journalism, financial need and can demonstrate how they will […]

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Twenty-one bursaries awarded in second round of 2019

31 Jul 19

The second round of the Journalism Diversity Fund in 2019 has concluded with the awarding of 21 bursaries. These aspiring journalists were awarded funding to begin their journalism training at NCTJ-accredited courses in the 2019-20 academic year, and bursaries can help fund their course fees and/or living expenses. Twenty-nine shortlisted candidates were interviews at Bloomberg […]

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