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Godfrey Wells Stancill Fellowship

Provides assistance to the IRE Conference, June 17-20, 2021.

Description

Established by former IRE board member Nancy Stancill and her family in memory of her father, Godfrey Wells Stancill, who was an editor and publisher of the Suffolk (Va.) News-Herald. The fellowship supports journalists working for newspapers with a Sunday circulation of under 50,000.

Applications are due April 19, 2021

apply online

Who is eligible?

U.S.-based journalists working for a newspaper with a Sunday circulation of under 50,000. Students are not eligible.

What does the fellowship provide?

  • One-year IRE membership/renewal ($70 value)
  • Complimentary conference registration ($315 value)
  • Up to three hotel nights ($900 value)
  • Travel stipend ($500)

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. Letter should include why you are deserving of a scholarship to receive this training.
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