APPLY: British Council Conference for Young Journalists (Fully Funded)
The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. They create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. They do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries they work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.
Future News Worldwide is a unique partnership programme between the British Council and some of the world’s leading media organisations. It aims to assist young people to develop a wide range of journalism skills and to establish the UK as a global leader in the nurturing of young journalists and media figures
If you’re a student who’s passionate about journalism then we want to hear from you. Whether you’re a writer, blogger, vlogger, photographer, radio journalist or work in any other kind of media you can apply for a place at Future News Worldwide 2017 as long as you meet all of the eligibility requirements below.
To apply for a place at Future News Worldwide 2017 you must be:
-Aged 18-25 on 1st July 2017
-A registered university undergraduate student (or have graduated within the last year)
-Dedicated to a career in journalism, in any form
-Able to travel to the UK for the conference on 6th and 7th July 2017
-A native speaker of English OR be able to speak English at the equivalent level of IELTS level 6.5. (a formal qualification is not required, just the ability to speak at this level)
PLEASE NOTE: if you are shortlisted for a place at the conference you will be required to provide a certificate of enrollment evidencing your student status.
DEADLINE: February 28 2017