THE Columbia University School of Journalism and Nikkei, Inc., parent company of the Financial Times, the publisher of the Nikkei and the Nikkei Asian Review, are offering a $100,000 fellowship to students who are residents of Asia who enroll in the Master of Science in Data Journalism or in the Master of Arts in the business and economics concentration. Students enrolled in the three-semester Master of Science in Data Journalism degree will receive the hands-on training needed to report data-driven stories in the public interest (no prior experience with data or coding necessary). In the Master of Art degree with a concentration in business and economics journalism, students learn the fundamentals of economic theory, accounting, and markets. The application deadline for the Data degree is Dec. 15, while for the Master of Arts degree it is Jan. 6, 2020. For more information, e-mail To apply, e-mail