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.