Eugene C. Pulliam Fellowship for Editorial Writing
Deadline June 20 (must be received by this date), formerly June 21. Highly recommended free contest from the Society of Professional Journalists awards one $75,000 fellowship to an outstanding mid-career editorial writer or columnist to have time away from daily responsibilities for study and research by taking courses, pursuing independent study, traveling, and participating in other endeavors that enrich their knowledge of a public interest issue. Candidate must currently be a part-time or full-time editorial writer or columnist at a US news publication and have worked in this capacity for three years minimum. Freelancers are also eligible. The recipient must provide a post-fellowship written report on how funds were used, and work resulting from the fellowship must be published within 18 months of receiving the award. The fellow must agree to become a mentor to the following year's recipient. Complete nomination form online and upload your application materials (cover letter, editor's endorsement, professional biography, and five samples of editorials/columns).
Published: April 16, 2020