The John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford foster journalistic innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership. Each year, JSK Fellowship give up to twenty outstanding individuals from around the world the resources to pursue and test their ideas for improving the quality of news and information reaching the public. The application period for the John S. Knight Fellowships Class of 2019 is now open.
JSK Fellows spend their time at Stanford University exploring solutions to the most urgent challenges facing journalism. They sit in on classes, attend events on campus, connect with experts in the university’s many research institutes and consult innovative thinkers and doers throughout Silicon Valley.
A JSK Fellow’s job during their 10 months at Stanford is to meet a few expectations of the fellowship program and to make the most of the opportunity. The most successful fellows take initiative and seek out people who can help them explore their questions and make connections, even before they arrive at Stanford.
- JSK Fellows are provided with several financial benefits, including a stipend of $75,000. In addition to this stipend, we provide a supplement of $15,000 to $40,000 for fellows with children.
- JSK also cover the cost of Stanford tuition.
- JSK pay for Stanford health care for fellows, spouses and children, which ranges from $20,000 to $30,000 per family. The total financial support to fellows ranges from $95,000 to $145,000.