May and Romeo Schiavon Journalism Fund – Schiavon International Scholarship

  • Master, Bachelor
  • Up to $20,000
  • 21 September 2020

This scholarship is offered to students in the 150-point or 200-point Master of Journalism programs at the University of Melbourne. The scholarship supports the development of a piece of journalism in any format.
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To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:
  • be enrolled or enrolling in the 150-point or 200-point Master of Journalism programs at the University of Melbourne

Recipients are required to:
  • accept the award online within 21 days
  • provide a progress report mid-way through the program which must meet the satisfaction of the committee for payments to continue
  • submit a final report


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One or more annual scholarships will be offered from the total amount of $20,000.


Complete the online application form and upload the following supporting documents:
  • 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
  • A portfolio of published or unpublished journalism that demonstrates the applicant's abilities

If applicants would like feedback on their application, they should email at least two weeks prior to the closing date.

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