Application now opens for the Schiavon Scholarships offered to students in the 150-point or 200-point Master of Journalism and Master of International programs at the University of Melbourne. The scholarship supports the development of a piece of journalism in any format.
The University of Melbourne Master of Journalism is sponsored by the May and Romeo Schiavon foundation to support Domestic and International students who want to excel in their journalism career to study in the best of academic environment.
One or more annual scholarships will be offered from the total amount.
For students to be considered eligible for this scholarship, they must be enrolled or enrolling in the 150-point or 200-point Master of Journalism or Master of International programs at the University of Melbourne.
Applications will be assessed and ranked on the project proposal, statement on career aspirations and portfolio of work they have completed demonstrating the applicant’s abilities.
Applicants are required to complete the online application form which includes the following supporting documents:
- A project proposal of up to 400-words for a major piece of journalism in any format, which is achievable and is able to be published in The Citizen and possibly co-published with other media outlets;
- A statement of up to 100-words outlining the applicant’s journalistic ambitions and how they are exploring opportunities in the profession;
- A budget listing project expenses, if relevant; and,
- A portfolio of published or unpublished journalism that demonstrates the applicant’s abilities.