Casey Foundation Announces 2012 Journalism Fellowship and Scholars
Seattle, WA – Marguerite Casey Foundation is pleased to announce its Fellowship Program on Poverty. The program, which aims to increase the public’s and policymakers’ understanding of poverty through journalism, consists of two components: fellowships (2) for professional journalists and scholarships (2) for students of journalism.
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 illustrating how language, culture and race influence public attitudes and policy about poor people.
The 2012 Journalism Fellowship is open to print, electronic and new media journalists with a minimum of three years of professional experience. Each fellow will receive a stipend of $4,000 and up to $1,000 for travel expenses.
The 2012 Journalism Scholarship is open to print, electronic and new media collegiate journalists. Students will not be required to leave their academic studies. Each recipient will receive a stipend of $1,000 and up to $800 for travel expenses.
Published on January 25, 2012