The Nieman Foundation selects a maximum of 12 international fellows each year. The Nieman fellowships are reserved for the citizens of other nations outside the United States, including the journalists with citizenship out of United States than working on the United States or who work for United States.
the Nieman fellows must speak fluently, read, and write English. All Nieman seminars and Harvard University classes are in English, so the domain of English is needed to fully benefit from the experience of Nieman.
applicants must be journalists on time complete (including self-employed), with minimum of five years experience. Journalists can work for departments of news or editorials from newspapers, cable, radio, TV, websites, online publications or general interest magazines. The photojournalists, cartoonists editorials, columnists and broadcast producers are also eligible for these scholarships.
the deadline for submission of requests ends on December 1, 2012.