Journalism Without Walls heads to Kenya, deadline to apply Nov. 21

Journalism Without Walls is heading to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya’s Rift Valley this winter term.

Applications for the program, which will run from Jan. 8-25, are now being accepted. All students who have taken 210 are welcome to apply.

Instructions and the online application for Study Abroad and Exchange can be found here. The program is called “Journalism Without Walls.”

The application deadline is Nov. 21.

You’ll need transcripts and recommendations, so don’t leave it until the last minute! Once you are accepted, you will have to pay $200 admin fee as a deposit.


Q: Who’s leading the trip?
A: Professor Ilana Ozernoy, former foreign correspondent for U.S. News & World Report. Come say hello: N4023.

Q: Is there a limit to how many students can go?
A: No. In fact, the more students go, the cheaper the trip.

Q: Is TBI safe?
A: Yes. Hundreds of Stony Brook students have traveled to TBI. It is a facility owned and run by Stony Brook employees.

Q: Will there be scholarships available?
A: Yes, the journalism school will offer several need-based scholarships.

Q: What is the cost of the trip?
A: Depends on the number of students. The application will list the maximum amount but the more students go, the lower the program fee.

Q: When will I have to pay?
A: After your application is accepted, you will have to register for the course. The money will be due in December.

Please email Professor Ozernoy if you have any additional