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Ottaway Fellowships

Provides assistance to attend the in-person Data Journalism Bootcamp taking place August 7-11, 2023 in Columbia, Missouri.


Established by David Ottaway and the Ottaway Family Fund, the Fellowship is aimed at increasing the diversity of IRE’s membership.

Application deadline has passed. 
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Who is eligible?

Journalists and educators of color. Students are not eligible. 

What does the fellowship provide?

  • One-year IRE membership/renewal ($70 value)
  • Complimentary bootcamp registration (up to $1,100 value)
  • Travel stipend ($1,000)

Required application materials:

  • LinkedIn page or link to resume/CV
  • Links to two clips showcasing investigative work (for journalists)
  • Description how the training will be put to use for students (for educators)
  • Explain a data story to tackle after bootcamp (for journalists)

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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