Nikkei and Columbia Journalism School Scholarships for Asian Students in USA, 2018

Columbia Journalism School

Scholarship Description: Nikkei and Columbia Journalism School are happy to announce $100,000 Scholarships to students who wish to pursue a master degree programme in the fields of data and business journalism. Students from Asia are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

The five-year scholarship program supports the educational advancement of aspiring data and business journalists from Asia.

About University: Columbia Journalism School is one of the leading journalism schools in the world. They are also one of the oldest with more than 100 years of experience in educating journalism’s future leaders and trailblazers. Their tradition is rooted in the bedrock values of journalistic ethics and excellence, but they are also leaders of cutting-edge journalistic innovation and media scholarship.

Degree Level: Scholarship is available to pursue master degree programme.

Available Subject: Scholarships are awarded to students who wish to pursue wish to specialize in data and business journalism.

Scholarship Benefits: Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and Nikkei, Inc., parent company of the Financial Times, the publisher of the Nikkei, and the Nikkei Asian Review announced today a new $100,000 scholarship for a student who is a resident in Asia.


Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • The Columbia-Nikkei Scholarship will be awarded annually for the next five years to exemplary candidates who wish to specialize in data and business journalism. Each September, the school will announce whether it seeks scholarship applicants interested in business and data journalism.

Eligible Nationalities: Students from Asia are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.


Application Procedure: Students who qualify for the scholarship and who apply for financial aid will be automatically considered for this and other scholarship opportunities. No separate application is required. For more information about the Columbia-Nikkei Scholarship, please contact Tarin Almanzar, director of financial aid and admissions, at (link sends e-mail) or at 212.854.0795.

Deadline: The application deadline for both programs is December 15, 2017.

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