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  • An Uong
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    Posted by An Uong
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    Greetings and happy 2018! We’re starting the year off strong with a collection of 37 fellowships, grants, and awards for you to scoop up. Do you know of one that we missed? Please send it over to an@airmedia.org!

    • Steinbeck Fellows Program
    
Deadline: January 2, 2018
    
Details: A one-year fellowship for emerging writings to pursue a writing project in residence with the Steinbeck Center at San Jose State University. Fellows receive a stipend of $10,000, opportunities for networking and mentorship, and more.
Website: http://www.sjsu.edu/steinbeck/fellows/steinbeckfellows_apply/index.html

    • World Journalist Fellowship at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
Deadline: January 4, 2018
    
Details: Two semesters of funded study for international journalists at one of the master’s programs at the Institute, as well as a $13,000 stipend.
Website: https://journalism.nyu.edu/about-us/awards-and-fellowships/world-journalist-fellowship/#apply

    • Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics

    Deadline: January 4, 2018

    Details: Ten to fifteen individuals will be chosen to examine “the role that journalists played in Nazi Germany and the Holocaust.” The program takes place May 20 to June 1, 2018 in Berlin and Auschwitz.

    Website: http://www.faspe-ethics.org/how-to-apply/

    • Loeb Fellowship at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design

    Deadline: January 5, 2018
    
Details: A year in residence at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design for urban planners and journalists whose work advances positive social outcomes. Fellows receive a stipend of $50,000, mentorship, and support from the Harvard network.

    Website: https://loebfellowship.gsd.harvard.edu/

    • Eugene S. Pullman National Journalism Writing Award

    Deadline: January 5, 2018

    Details: An award from Ball State University to recognize journalists who have “displayed excellence in crafting an article with compelling writing skills.”
Website: http://cms.bsu.edu/academics/collegesanddepartments/journalism/alumniandfriends/pulliamaward

    • Mozilla “Reality Redrawn” Open Innovation Challenge
    Deadline: January 5, 2018
    Details: Up to $15,000 will be awarded to a winning proposal that visualize and address “misinformation, echo chambers, and filter bubbles” on the internet.
    Website: https://challenges.mozilla.community/tech-challenge/

    • American Press Institute Summer Fellowship
    
Deadline: January 7, 2018
    
Details: A paid summer fellowship for college students and recent graduates to be placed at the American Press Institute in Arlington, Virginia. The twelve-week fellowship includes a $7,500 stipend.
Website: https://www.americanpressinstitute.org/employment/summer-fellow-program/

    • “Why Americans Are Working Longer”
    
Deadline: January 8, 2018
    
Details: An all-expenses-paid fellowship covering all costs for selected journalists to learn about “older workers and the labor market; new models for retirement ; the future of Social Security and retirement savings; the gig economy” and more.

    Website: http://nationalpress.org/upcoming/why-americans-are-working-longer/

    • Hearst Journalism Fellowship

    Deadline: January 12, 2018

    Details: A two-year program focused on multimedia journalist. Fellows rotate through Hearts’s top metro papers with benefits and a competitive salary.
Website: http://hearstfellowships.com/faq/

    • Atlantic Media Editorial Fellowship
    Deadline: January 15, 2018
    Details: A year-long, paid fellowship for recent college graduates to gain hands-on experience with working at the publication.
    Website: http://atlanticmedia.theresumator.com/apply/jobs/details/Huj5rDHIGe?

    • The Art of Journalism Fellowship at the McDowell Colony
    Summer deadline: January 15, 2018
    Details: A residency in support of writers “engaged in deep reporting and complex journalism.” Fellows receive funding to cover various costs, and are able to apply for grants to support their projects.
    Website: http://www.macdowellcolony.org/apply/financial-assistance

    • 2018 Ion Ratiu Democracy Fellowship
    Deadline: January 15, 2018
    Details: One to three months at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. for fellows to work on projects addressing democracy. Fellows receive a monthly stipend of $5,000.
    Website: https://www.wilsoncenter.org/article/call-for-applications-2018-ion-ratiu-democracy-fellowship

    • AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellowship

    Deadline: January 15, 2018
    
Details: A ten-week paid internship placing scientists, mathematicians, and engineers at the Washington Post, NPR, Slate, Scientific American, and more for the summer. Fellows receive a weekly stipend of $500 as well as travel expenses.
    
Website: https://www.aaas.org/page/about-1

    • Google News Lab Fellowship
    
Deadline: January 15, 2018

    Details: A summer fellowship for undergraduate and graduate students in the United States to research and write while stationed at one of the following: Nieman Journalism Lab, the Center for Investigative Reporting, ProPublica, the Pew Research Center, Pointer, and more. Fellows receive a stipend of $9,000 during the program and a travel budget of $1,000.
Website: https://newslab.withgoogle.com/fellowship-us

    • Radio Television Digital News Association fellowships

    Deadline: January 15, 2018

    Details: Awards of between $1,000 and $10,000 to students and young professionals with fewer than ten years of experience.
Website: https://rtdna.org/content/scholarship_info#.U3qTyy-H9uY

    • Politico Journalism Institute
    
Deadline: January 15, 2018
    
Details: Students in their junior of senior year of college may apply for this “educational initiative focused on supporting diversity in Washington newsrooms.” The ten-day program provides hands-on training and two students will receive a three-month residency in the Politico newsroom.
Website: https://www.politico.com/pji

    • Worth Bingham Journalism Award (Harvard)

    Deadline: January 19, 2018

    Details: A $20,000 award to a winning story focused on “state, local or national government, lobbyists or the press itself.”
Website: http://nieman.harvard.edu/awards/worth-bingham-prize-for-investigative-journalism/#apply

    • The O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism

    Deadline: January 26, 2018
    
Details: Fellows receive a stipend of $65,000 with health benefits to spend an academic year at Marquette University researching, reporting, and writing stories focused on policy and local communities.
Website: http://www.marquette.edu/comm/obrien-fellowship/application.php

    • TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting on Bribery
    
Deadline: January 31, 2018
    
Details: Awards of up to $10,000 to a piece in print, broadcast, or online journalism that looks into “commercial bribery schemes, business activities that create serious conflicts of interest.”
Website: http://www.traceinternational.org/investigative-reporting/

    • Human Rights Advocates Program

    Deadline: January 31, 2018
    
Details: The four-month program provides grassroots leaders with access to “tools, knowledge, access, and networks to promote the realization of human rights.” Fellows attend graduate level courses at Columbia university as well as skill-building workshops and networking events.
Website: http://www.humanrightscolumbia.org/hrap/overview

    • Joan Shorenstein Fellowship at Harvard
    Deadline: February 1, 2018
    Details: A stipend of $30,000 for one semester of research with the ultimate goal of publishing a paper on an issue in media or politics.
    Website: https://shorensteincenter.org/fellowships/fellowship-application/

    • Spencer Fellowship for Education Reporting at Columbia University
    Deadline: February 1, 2018
    Details: A $75,000 stipend for living expenses and $7,500 in project support for fellows looking to “develop an ambitious, long-form journalism project to advance the understanding of education.”
    Website: http://spencer.jrn.columbia.edu/?page_id=14

    • Sesame Street Writers’ Room Fellowship
    Deadline: February 4, 2018
    Details: Hands-on writing experience with mentorship from Sesame Street veterans. Seven to ten writers will be selected to finesse their children’s educational media content over the summer.
    Website: https://sesamewritersroom.org/

    • Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists at the Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting
    Deadline: February 12, 2018
    Details: A five-day program for journalists who want the “tools, resources and understanding to investigate and break stories on important environmental issues.” The fellowship includes room, board, tuition, a travel stipend, and ground transportation.
    Website: http://metcalfinstitute.org/awj2018/

    • Harvard’s Abrams Nieman Fellowship for Local Investigative Journalism
    Deadline: February 15, 2018
    Details: Journalists with at least five years of media experience may apply for the fellowship, which entails funding for up to nine months of fieldwork after two semesters of mentorship and skill building at Harvard. The three selected fellows will each received a stipend of $70,000.
    Website: http://nieman.harvard.edu/fellowships/the-abrams-nieman-fellowship-for-local-investigative-journalism/

    • 2018 Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award from New York University
    Deadline: February 20, 2018
    Details: $12,500 will be awarded to support “the work of a promising early-career nonfiction writer on a story that uncovers truths about the human condition.” The runner-up will receive $4,000.
    Website: https://journalism.nyu.edu/about-us/awards-and-fellowships/matthew-power-literary-reporting-award/

    • The Knight Science Journalism Fellowship at MIT
    Deadline: February 28, 2018
    Details: Journalists with three years experience focused on science, health, technology, and environmental reporting may apply. Ten fellows will receive support, mentorship, and a stipend of $70,000 during the nine-month program.
    Website: https://ksj.mit.edu/the-fellowships/

    • The Pollination Project seed grants
Deadline: January due date to be announced.
Details: Grants of up to $5,000 for projects with global and community impact. Grantees may leverage their award into more funding, build their team, or work to increase their social media presence.
Website: https://thepollinationproject.org/pre-screen-quiz/

    • SPJ Training Program with the Google News Lab


    Deadline: Rolling
    

Details: Newsroom teams with a minimum of 25 participants may apply for a training session with SPJ and the Google News Lab to learn new ways of utilizing Google tools to their news gathering and reporting.


    Website: http://www.spj.org/google.asp#q5

    • Rory Peck Training Fund grant


    Deadline: Rolling
    

Details: A grant for freelance journalists, designed to train reporters on handling hostile environments and dangerous situations.

Website: https://rorypecktrust.org/freelance-assistance/Rory-Peck-Training-Fund

    • Wogrammer Journalism Fellowship
    
Deadline: Rolling


    Details: This $1,500 award will be given to a journalism student to conduct 10 interviews that disrupt stereotypes of women in technology.
Website: http://wogrammer.org/fellowship/index.html

    • Encore Fellowships
    

Deadline: Rolling
    
Details: Encore’s six- to 12-month fellowships pay $20,000 to $25,000 for completing a 1,000-hour assignment (part-time work).

Website: http://encore.org/fellowships/fellow/

    • The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Fellowships
    
Deadline: Rolling


    Details: Two- to four-week residency with The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center in Italy for journalists whose work is relevant to the Rockefeller Foundation’s issue areas of Advance Health, Revalue Ecosystems, Secure Livelihoods, and Transform Cities. Room and board provided to all residents and their spouses/partners.


    Website: http://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/bellagio-center/residency-program/practitioner-residency

    • Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program (for non-U.S. citizens)


    Deadline: Rolling
    

Details: Grants and living stipends for professionals and scholars (and their families) from selected countries to conduct research, lecture or pursue combined lecturing and research in the United States.

Website: http://www.cies.org/program/core-fulbright-visiting-scholar-program

    • Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program (U.S. citizens)
    
Deadline: Rolling

    Details: 500 grants and living stipends for professionals and scholars (and their families) to conduct research, lecture or pursue combined lecturing and research around the world.

    Website: http://www.cies.org/program/core-fulbright-us-scholar-program

    • Lone Mountain Fellowship
    

Deadline: Rolling
    
Details: Variable stipends and residency at the Property and Environment Research Center in Bozeman, Montana, to advance understanding of the role of markets and property rights in protecting and enhancing environmental resources. Examples of PERC-supported projects include completion of a book, initial development of a dataset or other source materials, or writing a policy study, magazine article, or newspaper series.


    Website: http://www.perc.org/lone-mountain-fellowship

    • IWMF Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories
    
Deadline: Rolling

    Details: The International Media Women’s Foundation’s awards grants (average amount: $5,000) for women journalists to pursue international stories of importance through gender-sensitive coverage of underreported topics.
Website: https://www.iwmf.org/programs/reporting-grants-for-womens-stories/

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