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Eric B. Sager Scholarships

Provides assistance to the NICAR Conference, March 3-6, 2022, the IRE Conference, June 23-26, 2022.

 

Description

Established through an estate gift by the late Eric B. Sager, an IRE member from West Virginia, who worked mainly in trade publications.

 Application deadline has passed.

Who is eligible?

U.S.-based journalists and independent journalists. Journalists from trade publications and small outlets are encouraged to apply. Students are not eligible. 

What does the fellowship provide?

For attending the conference in-person, the fellowship includes:

  • One-year IRE membership/renewal ($70 value)
  • Complimentary conference registration included
  • Four hotel nights ($1,028 - $1,168 value)
  • Travel stipend ($500)

For attending the conference virtually, the fellowship includes:

  • One-year IRE membership/renewal ($70 value)
  • Complimentary conference registration included

Required application materials:

  • LinkedIn page or link to resume
  • Links to two clips showcasing investigative work
  • Letter of support from supervisor/appropriate person to attend the conference. The letter should include why you are deserving of a fellowship to receive this training.

How to donate to this fellowship/scholarship fund:

If you wish to contribute to this fellowship, you can donate through IRE’s online donation form and indicate the name of the fund in the form. 

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