In addition to our Masters Scholarships Programme we offer a range of scholarships dedicated to journalism courses.

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Journalism Scholarships

The Aziz Foundation is awarding scholarships for British Muslims applying for journalism courses at any institution. All other criteria remains the same as the general Masters Scholarships Programme.

Applications are open all year round for this scheme and covers the following programmes:

  • Masters
  • Certificates
  • Diplomas

Journalism and Diversity Fund (JDF) Bursaries

The Aziz Foundation continues to support aspiring British Muslim journalists, most recently through becoming a sponsor of the NCTJ’s Journalism Diversity Fund (JDF).

The JDF enables the professional development and training of young journalists from diverse and disadvantaged backgrounds through its bursary awards. Since its founding, the JDF has provided financial assistance to over 400 students undertaking NCTJ-accredited courses.

For more information from the NCTJ, please see here. For more information on the JDF and to apply, see here.


Journalism Taster Courses

The Aziz Foundation is supporting four-day journalism taster sessions hosted by News UK.

The sessions are open to any British Muslim above 17 years old who is thinking about a career in journalism.

The four full day programme based in News UK offices involve a range of activities that introduce participants to the world of journalism.

Lunch vouchers will be provided, and reasonable travel expenses will be covered.

Applicants can choose between two sessions:

  • London, 13th February – 17th February 2023
  • Yorkshire, 30th May – 3rd June 2023
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