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IRE21 Fellowships

Fellowships & Scholarships

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Applications are due April 19, 2021

IRE21 fellowships are available for the following communities:

  • Journalists and students working outside the U.S.
  • Women, of modest means, who are students or early-career journalists
  • Journalists, educators and students of color
  • U.S.-based early-career TV journalists
  • U.S.-based journalists with demonstrated interested in financial investigative journalism
  • U.S.-based journalists working for a newspaper with a Sunday circulation of under 50,000
  • U.S.-based journalists and independent journalists
  • Students and early-career journalists from Illinois
  • Journalism students in Arkansas, Mississippi, Oklahoma or Louisiana

Fellowships include:

  • Complimentary IRE membership/renewal ($25-70) 
  • Complimentary conference registration ($50-200)

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 applicants about the status of their applications within about 20 business days.

Application requires: resume/CV/LinkedIn profile, college transcript (for students).

Application encourages: one to two clips of investigative or journalistic work.

Questions? Contact Chris Vachon, chris@ire.org

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