ICT/IJA Graduate Fellowship
An immersive graduate fellowship
The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is partnering with Indigenous Journalists Association (formerly Native American Journalists Association) and ICT to support an outstanding Indigenous Journalists Association (IJA) member to pursue a master’s degree in the 2024-2025 academic school year and produce content for the national ICT audience.
What master’s programs can you pursue?
The Cronkite/ICT fellow may select any of the three Cronkite master’s degrees offered on Arizona State University’s downtown Phoenix campus:
- Master of Arts in Investigative Journalism
- Master of Arts in Sports Journalism
- Master of Mass Communication
- Master of Arts in Strategic Communication
What’s included in the program?
Included in the Cronkite/ICT/IJA fellowship:
- 15 hour-per-week internship with ICT for the academic year (August to May)
- Free tuition for all three semesters of the Cronkite master’s program
- Travel and participation cost for the annual IJA convention
- $19,172 in salary for the academic year (paid biweekly August to May)
- Health insurance
At ICT, this fellow will work alongside Indigenous journalists from a range of experiences. The fellow will have opportunities to produce stories for and about the Indigenous world for ICT digital and/or broadcast audiences.
To be eligible, applicants must:
- Be a IJA member
- Have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a regionally accredited institution prior to the fall semester
- Apply for and be accepted to a Cronkite School master’s degree program on the Downtown Phoenix campus to begin in the Fall 2024 semester
- Commit to working 15 hours per week for ICT
How to apply
For more information or to discuss this opportunity, please email Aric Johnson.