Investigative Journalism Fellowships for Pakistani Journalists

KARACHI: Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) seeks applications for the third batch of investigative reporting fellowships.

The fellowships are part of “Supporting Investigative Journalism in Pakistan” project, which aims to promote investigative journalism by providing support to media professionals focusing on in-depth stories related to issues of public interest including those on governance, transparency, gender, corruption and human rights.

The fellowships will include capacity building workshops as well as editorial and technical support to produce investigative reports that meet professional, ethical and legal best practices in journalism. The amount for the fellowship is sixty thousand rupees. The duration of the fellowship is three months and payment is based on completion of six milestones. Selected participants work under the supervision of a senior journalist who will act as project editor during the term of the fellowship.

Journalists with a minimum experience of three years working for print, television, radio and online media can apply for the fellowships. The criteria for journalists from Baluchistan, FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Kashmir may be relaxed for otherwise qualified applicants. Female journalists are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must send:

1. Professional resume/CV with recent photograph

2. Complete story proposal form (Click to download)

3. Three links/samples of published or broadcast pieces.

Applications should be sent to

The deadline for submitting applications is 11:59 pm on Sunday, February 11, 2018. Applications received after the due date will not be entertained.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Video of the first batch of the investigative reporting fellowship and workshop can be viewed at:

Fellowship proposal forms are available at :