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Sixteen bursaries awarded in third round of 2020

26 Aug 20

Sixteen bursaries have been awarded in the third Journalism Diversity Fund round of 2020, which marks the 15th anniversary of the fund. These aspiring journalists were awarded funding to begin NCTJ-accredited courses in the 2020-21 academic year, and bursaries can help fund their course fees and/or living expenses. Twenty-three shortlisted candidates were interviewed remotely on […]

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Twenty-three applicants shortlisted in third round of 2020

13 Aug 20

Twenty-three aspiring journalists have been shortlisted in the third Journalism Diversity Fund round of 2020, which marks the 15th anniversary of the fund.

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Twenty bursaries awarded in second round of 2020

22 Jul 20

Twenty bursaries have been awarded in the first Journalism Diversity Fund round of 2020, which marks the 15th anniversary of the fund.

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Thirty applicants shortlisted in second round of 2020

8 Jul 20

Thirty aspiring journalists have been shortlisted in the second of four Journalism Diversity Fund application rounds in 2020, which marks the 15th anniversary of the fund. Six panels of senior industry figures will interview the shortlisted candidates remotely on Thursday, 16 and Friday, 17 July. Bursaries are awarded to those who have a passion for […]

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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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