2018 Bringing Home the World Fellowship Application

                                                    Application deadline: March 25, 2018
Personal Information
















Please note that this program is open to U.S.-citizens or non-U.S. citizens residing in the United States only.







Professional and Personal Goals



Self-Identification (Optional)

ICFJ is committed to equal opportunity. For informational purposes only, you are invited to identify yourself in certain categories. Please note that you are under no obligation to complete this section. The information or decision not to provide information in this section will not be used as a factor in considering your application.




International Experience




Fellowship information







Agreement to Program Conditions

I, the undersigned, understand and agree that the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), as program administrator, is under no obligation to select me or any other applicant for the Bringing Home the World International Reporting Fellowship for U.S.-based Minority Journalists. If selected to be an International Reporting Fellow, I will agree to the premises and conditions set forth in the following statement:


1. As a precondition for participation, I agree to: 

- take part in the group orientation in Washington, D.C., from May 30 to June 1, 2018 

- complete my reporting trip prior to August 30, 2018

- submit a fellowship expense report within one month of returning from my overseas fellowship. 

- publish or broadcast stories based on my reporting through the fellowship by October 1, 2018.


2. I understand that the program administrator may terminate my fellowship at any time for reasons that are regarded as detrimental to the fellowship, to be determined at the sole discretion of the program administrator or sponsor. For example, deciding not to publish the story.


3. I will be responsible for my own passport and visa arrangements and may be asked to assist with other logistical arrangements related to my specific assignment as determined by the program administrator.