Persephone Miel Fellowship for Journalists in USA

The Persephone Miel Fellowship Programs are now open. Entries will be accepted until 1 March 2017. This call is intended to all journalists outside the United States. Those include writers, photographers, radio producers or filmmakers, staff journalists as well as freelancers. A range of interesting benefits will be given to the winning fellows.

Fellowship Description
The fellowship, overseen by the Pulitzer Center in collaboration with Internews, is designed to help journalists from the developing world do the kind of reporting they’ve always wanted to do and enable them to bring their work to a broader international audience.

Award Value
The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting will provide a travel grant of $5000 for a reporting project on topics and regions of global importance, with an emphasis on issues that have gone unreported or under-reported in the mainstream media. Specific grant terms are negotiated during the application process based on the scope of proposed work and intended outcomes. Payment of the first half of the grant is disbursed prior to travel, upon receipt of required materials, and the second half on submission of the principal work for publication/broadcast.

Level and Area of Studies
Non-degree program in journalism field.

Place of Study
In the United States of America.

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Eligibility and Criteria
The Persephone Miel fellowships are open to all journalists, writers, photographers, radio producers or filmmakers, staff journalists as well as freelancers and media professionals outside the U.S. who are seeking to report from their home country. Women and journalists from developing countries are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must be proficient in English.

Applicants’ Nationality
All candidates must be living outside the United States.

Application Instruction
The application package must be consisting the materials as follow:

  • A description of the proposed project, including distribution plan, in no more than 250 words
  • A preliminary budget estimate, including a basic breakdown of costs. Travel grants cover hard costs associated with the reporting; please do not include stipends for the applicants. Fixer/translator/driver fees are acceptable
  • Three samples of published work, either print or broadcast.
  • Three professional references. These can be either contact information or letters of recommendation. The latter is encouraged when letters from interested producers or editors are available.
  • A copy of your curriculum vitae.
  • Applications may also include a more detailed description of the project but this will be considered as an optional supplement only. The most important part of the submission is the 250-word summary.

Submission Deadline
1 March 2017.

Website and Application Link

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