• Fellowships will be offered until the funds are depleted or until September 7, whichever comes first.
  • IRE20 fellowships are available for the following communities:
    • journalists, students and educators of color
    • U.S. based journalists from newspapers with a Sunday circulation no larger than 50,000
    • U.S. based early-career TV journalists (3 years or less)
  • Fellowships include a complimentary IRE membership/renewal ($25 for students/$70 for pros) and a complimentary conference registration ($50 for students/$175 for pros).
  • All recipients are required to meet IRE’s membership standards: Someone substantially engaged in news gathering, presentation or production; a student pursuing a degree or someone engaged full-time in research or teaching in the field of journalism.
  • IRE hopes to notify you about the status of your application within 10 business days.
  • No deadline to apply; however, IRE will cease offering conference fellowships once the funds are exhausted.
  • Application requires: a letter of support, resume/CV/LinkedIn profile, college transcript (for students).
  • Application encourages: one to two clips of investigative or journalistic work.
  • Please review application form below before completing it.

Questions? Contact Chris Vachon, chris@ire.org



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