Fellowship for mental health journalism available [US]

Posted on Feb 15, 2019 in Specialized Topics

Journalists in the United States are encouraged to apply for this program.

The Carter Center organizes the Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism, which aims to train reporters covering mental illness.

Eight candidates will be selected for the yearlong journalism fellowship starting in September, which includes a US$10,000 stipend and trips to the Carter Center in Atlanta.

Fellows should have at least three years of experience in print or electronic journalism (writing, reporting, editing, producing, filmmaking) and be citizens or legal residents of the United States.

Applicants must provide a resume, objectives for the fellowship and project description, samples of professional work and three letters of recommendation.

The deadline is April 10.