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Eugene C. Pulliam Fellowship for Editorial Writing

Sigma Delta Chi Foundation - Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)

Grant Provider's 990

Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #156085

Grant Description

Fellowship of $75,000 to a USA journalist to support research and study activities to foster professional and career development. Funding may be used to cover costs associated with research, travel, independent study in any field, and other activities that will enrich his or her knowledge of a public interest issue. Funding is intended to result in the publishing of editorials and other writings, including books.

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Eligibility:

  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for a Pulliam fellowship, a candidate must:

- Hold a position as a part-time or full-time editorial writer or columnist at a news publication located in the United States. Applications also are welcome from freelance opinion writers who devote a majority of their time, or derive a majority of their income, from that pursuit.

- Have at least three years experience as an editorial writer or columnist.

- Demonstrate outstanding writing and analytical abilities.

- Secure assurances by the editor or publisher that the applicant will be allowed sufficient time to pursue the fellowship without jeopardizing employment. (Fellows do not have to leave their jobs.)

- Demonstrate ability and intent to publish work within 18 months of selection. (If selected, work must be published within 18 months of receiving the fellowship).

- All entries must be in English.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline for entries: June 20, midnight ET

The Fellowship has no formal application form. Each applicant should submit the materials listed on the URL for Full Text (RFP).

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$75,000

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

$75,000

Term of Contract:

Work must be published within 18 months of receiving the fellowship.

Contact Information:

Submit a nomination: http://form.jotformpro.com/form/30585201845957

For more information, contact SPJ Headquarters
317-920-8000
awards@spj.org

Eugene S. Pulliam National Journalism Center
3909 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46208

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