Shortlisted applicants announced for fourth round of 2017 bursaries

Posted: 29 Nov 17
Categories: News

Twelve hopeful journalists have been shortlisted for the fourth and final round of 2017 Journalism Diversity Fund bursaries, which would cover the cost of their NCTJ-accredited journalism training.

The full shortlist is as follows:

  • Matthew Bell
  • Rianna Croxford
  • Nicola Driscoll-Davies
  • Lucy Harley-McKeown
  • Hannah Lovejoy
  • Amar Mehta
  • Yashas Mudumbai
  • Husna Rizvi
  • Joshua Salisbury
  • Genea Saunders
  • Roxana Shirazi
  • Jeffery Uzoukwu

The candidates have been invited for interview and will be questioned by a panel of senior industry members at the Press Association offices on Friday, 8 December.

The applicants will be questioned about their passion for journalism, financial need and diversity.

Bursaries are awarded to those who have a passion for journalism and can demonstrate how they will bring diversity to the newsroom. Bursaries are awarded to cover the cost of journalism training and may include a contribution towards travel or living expenses depending on financial need.

For further information, contact Sarah Kenny, marketing executive, on 01799 544947 or emailĀ [email protected]