NAJA-ASU-ICT Graduate Fellowship applications now open

Applications for 2023 fellowship open through Feb. 15

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is partnering with the Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) and ICT to support an outstanding NAJA member to pursue a master’s degree and produce content for the national ICT audience.

What master’s programs can you pursue?

The Cronkite/ICT fellow can select any of the three Cronkite master’s degrees offered on Arizona State University’s downtown Phoenix campus:

What’s included in the program?

Included in the Cronkite/ICT/NAJA fellowship:

  • 15 hour-per-week internship with ICT for the academic year
  • Free tuition for all three semesters of the Cronkite master’s program 
  • Travel and participation cost for the annual NAJA convention
  • $19,172 in salary for the academic year
  • Health insurance

At ICT, this fellow will work alongside Indigenous journalists from a range of experiences. The fellow will have opportunities to produce stories for and about the Indigenous world for ICT digital and/or broadcast audiences.


To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be a NAJA member
  • Have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a regionally accredited institution
  • Apply for and be accepted to a Cronkite School master’s degree program to begin in the Fall 2023 semester
  • Commit to working 15 hours per week for ICT

How to apply

To be considered for this opportunity, complete the Fellowship Application by Feb. 15, 2023. You may apply for admission to the Cronkite School’s graduate programs here.

For more information or to discuss this opportunity, please email Aric Johnson.

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