Terms and Conditions
- The applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia
- Applicants must be aged 26 years and under at the time of application
- Applicants must be enrolled in journalism or communications studies at an Australian university.
- Recent journalism or communication graduates who do not receive the majority of their income from journalism may also apply as long as they are 26 years or under.
- Proof of enrolment/graduation is required.
- Undergraduate or postgraduate students will be eligible.
- The successful applicant must be able to participate in the scholarship for the entire 12-week period.
- The chosen applicant must fulfil the entire 12 weeks of the scholarship.
- The scholarship will be undertaken at WIN News in Wollongong.
- The scholarship recipient will receive a stipend of $10,000 to cover living expenses for the duration of the scholarship.
- Successful applicants not from Wollongong will need to fund their own travel and accommodation costs.
- The successful applicant will participate in tasks assigned to them by WIN News. During the scholarship, the successful applicant will be bound by the same obligations as regular staff members
- The successful applicant is expected to keep confidential any information obtained during the course of the scholarship.
- On completion of the scholarship, the successful applicant must provide a report (written or filmed) outlining their experience and how it developed their understanding of journalism and in particular long-form journalism. This report will be provided to the scholarship committee and may be published in segments or in its entirety for the purposes of promoting the scholarship.
- Shortlisted applicants must be available to be interviewed via video call by the judging panel in the week commencing May 31, 2021.
- The applicant must be available to undertake the 12-week scholarship at a date agreed on by WIN News and the Walkley Foundation.
Return to the main WIN News Scholarship page here.