Cart 0 $0.00
IRE favicon

Holly Whisenhunt Stephen Fellowship

IRE Holly Whisenhunt Stephen Fellowships provide assistance to attend an in-person Data Journalism Bootcamp taking place in Columbia, Missouri.

Please check back in the Fall to see the dates for the bootcamps in 2025. 


Established by IRE and WTHR-Indianapolis to honor Holly Whisenhunt Stephen, an award-winning journalist and longtime IRE member, who died November 2008 after a long battle with cancer.

Application Closed. 

Apply Online

Who is eligible?

TV and/or radio journalists. Students are not eligible. 

What does the fellowship provide?

  • One-year IRE membership/renewal ($70 value)
  • Complimentary boot camp registration 
  • Travel stipend ($750)

Required application materials:

  • LinkedIn page or link to resume
  • Links to two clips showcasing investigative work
  • Explain a data story to tackle after boot camp

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. 

109 Lee Hills Hall, Missouri School of Journalism   |   221 S. Eighth St., Columbia, MO 65201   |   573-882-2042   |   |   Privacy Policy
crossmenu linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram
My cart
Your cart is empty.

Looks like you haven't made a choice yet.