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Global Health Reporting Fellowships

Global Impact of Reducing HIV/AIDS, Malaria,TB,
Maternal and Child Health $75,000 Fellowships

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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International Reporting Project, The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)

Deadline Date:

12/20/10

Description:

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Up to five fellowships in global health reporting are offered in the spring of 2011.
The reporting fellowships will begin March 3, 2011, and will extend through May 7, 2011. Fellows will spend two weeks in Washington preparing for their overseas trips and then five weeks reporting on their chosen health topics in the country of their choice. Fellows will return to Washington for a final two weeks of reporting and presentations of their findings.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 124186

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$47,500

Number of Grants:

5

Estimated Size of Grant:

$7,500

Term of Contract:

9 Weeks

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The fellowships are open to all U.S. journalists with at least five years of professional experience in any medium. Journalists’ stories produced during the fellowship will be considered collaborations between IRP and the staff journalists’ news organizations, or in the case of freelancers, with organizations that run the stories. All stories will be featured on the IRP web site and billed as collaborations between IRP and the news organizations for whom the journalists work.

IRP Fellows will receive a stipend to support their stay in Washington and overseas travel, hotel accommodations in Washington and a roundtrip ticket to their overseas destination.

The IRP has offered reporting fellowships to U.S. journalists since 1998, and has sent more than 330 U.S. journalists to more than 90 countries to produce award-winning stories that have run in all major media.

Pre-Application Information:

Each applicant for a spring 2011 IRP Fellow in Global Health Fellowship must write an essay of up to 800 words describing his or her reporting project proposal on a topic of global health such as malaria, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, maternal and child health or new scientific research aimed at reducing the impact of global diseases.

Applications are available on the IRP web site: http://www.internationalreportingproject.org/fellowship_apply.php
More Facts: http://www.internationalreportingproject.org/about/fellowships/faq/

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

contact: irp@jhu.edu.

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