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MacFarquhar International Journalism Grant
The Emily Cohen MacFarquhar '59 Internship for International Journalism was established to encourage and support Wellesley College students with a demonstrated interest in journalism or photojournalism. This stipend will provide the recipients with the opportunity to learn about journalism through an internship at an international news organization, and/or to travel in order to independently document a culture outside of the United States. (Note: This internship does not apply to creative writing.)
Grant recipients may conduct a 350-hour summer internship at an international news organization OR conduct a self-designed project that documents a culture that is entirely new to them.
For your application, please submit the following to MyCWS schedule 870:
- 1 page resume
- 1000 word essay (uploaded to writing sample section)
- unofficial transcript from BANNER - electronic supplemental form (link located in the application instructions section in the appropriate schedule)
1. The 1,000 word essay (upload to the cover letter section of MyCWS) should address the following:
- Describe your plan and goals for the summer. If you are pursuing an internship, outline the
prospective organization and your duties. If you are conducting an independent project, explain
what you will accomplish and how. Include a basic timeline.
- Explain why the internship or project is important to you.
- Explain why you want to gain exposure to the host country.
2. Electronic supplemental form (link located in the "application instructions" section of MyCWS schedule 870
3. Two to three writing samples or samples of your photography scanned and combined into ONE document (upload as Writing Samples #1). Published work is preferred, but not required
4. Recommendation letter emailed directly to Salwa Muhammad firstname.lastname@example.org by March 1, 2013
5. Optional - Confirmation letter from host organization (if applicable)