Joan Konner Fellowship Program in the Journalism of Ideas

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Joan Konner Fellowship Program in the Journalism of Ideas

Students must apply for the tremendous Joan Konner Fellowship Program in the Journalism of Ideas arranged by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. The awards are designed to support deserving scholars.

The awards are introduced for the graduates of the master’s programs and PhD students who have completed their coursework. The grants will be helpful to pay for any of the educational expenses.

The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism is the journalism school of Columbia University founded in 1912 by Joseph Pulitzer. It is located in Pulitzer Hall on Columbia’s Morningside Heights campus in New York City.

Who May Eligible?

The students must meet up with the requirements to qualify the program:

  • Graduates of the Master’s programs from the last six years (in 2020, Classes of 2015-20) and PhD students who have completed their coursework will be eligible to apply.

How to Apply                 

The students are required to provide their asked details and documents through an online application form to get considered.

Supporting Documents

  • Resume (one-page)
  • Three writing samples that reflect the type of work the applicant proposes to do
  • A detailed description of the proposed project
  • A description of the intellectual foundations or significant questions arising from the world of ideas that they wish to explore
  • A budget, up to $10,000, for how the grant funds will be spent, such as travel expenses, living expenses, document acquisition, etc. The budget should also reflect other funding obtained or required for the project.
  • A letter of support from a news outlet or other qualifying publication interested in running the story. This does not have to be a promise to publish, but a media outlet should review the proposed work and state that they have an interest in the idea before the application is submitted.

Benefits

A $10,000 fellowship will be granted by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism to the deserving scholar to overcome his/her financial hurdles.

Application Deadline

The application deadline to submit the online form is 3rd of June 2020.

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