AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION
Congressional Fellowship Program for Journalists
1527 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20036
Contact: Jeffery Biggs
(202) 483-2657 FAX
An opportunity for journalists to learn more about the legislative process through direct participation. Includes a comprehensive three-week orientation, a full-time assignment as a legislative aide in congressional offices, and a seminar program with leading congressional governmental and academic figures. Eligibility is a B.S. and minimum two years' full-time reporting or editing at a newspaper, magazine, radio or television station. Selected journalists receive a living stipend for nine months of the fellowship.
Deadline is December 1.
AMERICAN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
Fellowships in Journalism and Public Affairs School of Communication
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8017
Contact: Mr. Ezra Krumhansl, Director
(202) 885-2019 FAX
American University's School of Communication offer stipends and/or partial tuition remission to graduate fellows in the master's program in journalism and public affairs. Students select a print or broadcast concentration that includes coursework that emphasizes the converged media environment. Students concentrate in public policy, business and economics, or international journalism. Fellows perform research and teaching duties under the direction of faculty members with extensive professional media experience. The most competitive fellowship applications come from students with some professional media experience, plus outstanding undergraduate records and GRE scores(TOEFL scores, 600/paper or 250/computer, required for international students).
Application deadline is Febraury 1, 2003.
THE CARTER CENTER MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM
Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism One Copenhill
Atlanta, GA 30307
Contact: Thomas Bomemann, Ed.D.
(404) 420-5158 FAX
The Carter Mental Health Program is accepting applications for its Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism. Six fellows are awarded grants of $10,000 each to study a selected topic regarding mental health or mental illness. Fellows are matched with a Fellowship Advisory Board member. Applicants must have at least two years of experience in print or broadcast journalism, submit an application packet, and be able to attend two annual meetings in Atlanta, Georgia. Awards will be announced July 11, 2003
Deadline: May 5, 2003.
CASEY JOURNALISM CENTER FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES (CJC)
4321 Hartwick Road., Suite 320
College Park, MD 20740
Contact: Beth Frerking, Director
(301) 699-9755 FAX
Professional journalists compete to attend intensive conferences on major themes in child and family reporting, such as adolescent development, juvenile justice and child welfare. A week long national conference is held outside of Washington, D.C., and two-day regional conferences occur throughout the year. Conferences are limited to 30 journalists; each receives instruction, lodging, meals, resource material and a limited travel subsidy. The next national conference is March 9-14, 2003. Consult our Web site for an application and additional information. CJC is a program of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism. …