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R Bootcamp Scholarship

Provides assistance to attend the R Bootcamp taking place February 16-17, 2021.


Funding provided by the Park Foundation to strengthen coding skills for journalists, educators and students.

Application deadline is rolling.

apply online

Who is eligible?

Anyone who has an interest in learning how a programming language like R can help in the newsroom.

What does the fellowship provide?

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

Required application materials:

  • LinkedIn page or link to resume
  • Links to two clips showcasing data work
  • Letter of support from supervisor/appropriate person to attend the training. Letter should include why you are deserving of a scholarship to receive this training.
  • Describe a journalism project that R could potentially help you tackle
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