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Journalism fellowship on poverty open [US]

Journalism fellowship on poverty open [US]

Posted on October 05, 2018

Deadline: 

October 15, 2018

Journalists and journalism students can apply for this reporting grant.

The Marguerite Casey Foundation awards a fellowship and scholarship to increase the public’s understanding of poverty in the United States. 

Fellows and scholars selected will write at least one in-depth story or a short series from the point of view of families living in poverty and illustrate how language, culture and race influence public attitudes and policy about poor people.

Journalists will receive a stipend of US$2,000, plus up to US$1,000 in travel reimbursement. Students will receive US$1,000 and up to US$800 for travel. 

The deadline is Oct. 15.

For more information on how to apply, click here.