Nikkei and Columbia Journalism School Master Scholarships for Asian Students in USA, 2018

Nikkei and Columbia Journalism School are happy to announce $100,000 Scholarships to students who wish to pursue a master degree programme in the fields of data and business journalism. Students from Asia are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

The five-year scholarship program supports the educational advancement of aspiring data and business journalists from Asia.

Columbia Journalism School is one of the leading journalism schools in the world. They are also one of the oldest with more than 100 years of experience in educating journalism’s future leaders and trailblazers. Their tradition is rooted in the bedrock values of journalistic ethics and excellence, but they are also leaders of cutting-edge journalistic innovation and media scholarship.

Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue master degree programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to students who wish to pursue wish to specialize in data and business journalism.

Scholarship Award: Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and Nikkei, Inc., parent company of the Financial Times, the publisher of the Nikkei, and the Nikkei Asian Review announced today a new $100,000 scholarship for a student who is a resident in Asia.


Number of Scholarships: Number of scholarship is not given.

Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • The Columbia-Nikkei Scholarship will be awarded annually for the next five years to exemplary candidates who wish to specialize in data and business journalism. Each September, the school will announce whether it seeks scholarship applicants interested in business and data journalism.

Nationality: Students from Asia are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.


College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required Proof of English language proficiency (where applicable for non-native speakers of English).

Journalism Scholarships

How to Apply: Students who qualify for the scholarship and who apply for financial aid will be automatically considered for this and other scholarship opportunities. No separate application is required. For more information about the Columbia-Nikkei Scholarship, please contact Tarin Almanzar, director of financial aid and admissions, at (link sends e-mail) or at 212.854.0795.

Application Deadline: The application deadline for both programs is December 15, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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