The Association of Health Care Journalists provides fellows with up to US$6,500 and guidance through customized seminars, conference calls and email consultations.
Journalists, scholars and public officials can apply for a nine-month residential fellowship in Washington.
Full-time print reporters, writers, editors and photographers can apply for a US$40,000 fellowship.
Russian photographers who take pictures abroad and foreigners who photograph life in Russia can submit their images.
Practicing journalists who authored a book can be nominated for the Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism.