Applications are invited for McGraw Fellowship. The aim of the McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism is to support high-impact, ambitious coverage of critical issues related to the global economy, finance and business. In an age when many news organizations no longer have the resources to tackle complex, time-consuming stories, the Fellowships enable experienced journalists to do the deep reporting needed to produce a serious piece of investigative or enterprise journalism
Degree Level: Business Journalism program
Fields(s): Business Journalism
Value: The Fellowship provides a grants of up to $15,000 for each project.
Organization: McGraw Center for Business Journalism
Host Country: USA
Nationality: International students
Number of Fellowships: Nearly two dozen veteran journalists
Eligible Countries: Both foreign and American journalists are eligible for the scholarships
The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism is open to anyone with at least five years professional experience in journalism. Freelance journalists, as well as reporters and editors currently working at a news organization or a journalism non-profit, may apply.
Applicants should submit a well-focused story proposal of no more than three pages through the accompanying online form. The proposal should highlight what’s new and significant about the story, why it matters and what its potential impact might be. The proposal should also note where significant stories on the subject have run elsewhere and how the proposed piece would differ. Applicants should also briefly outline a proposed reporting plan and a timeline for completing the story, and let us know if a media outlet is lined up to run the story.
Application Materials: Applicants must submit required documents a resume and references from two editors or others who familiar with your work.
Language Requirements: English