Applications open for DART Center Early Childhood Reporting Fellowship

DART Center Early Childhood Reporting Fellowship

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 2022 ― The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma is offering a project-based virtual fellowship on issues related to young children’s growth, development and wellbeing.

Fifteen print, online, audio or video-based journalists and/or freelancers from around the world will be selected for the fellowship. Collaborative projects between more than one journalist will not be considered.

The second edition of the fellowship will run from May to November 2022.

Applications for projects about children up to age six and their caregivers will be given priority.

Each Fellow will be awarded $2,000 USD to use towards reporting a story or project. In addition, Fellows will also be assigned an experienced project coach and convene for monthly webinars featuring experts in the fields of science, education and public health.

International journalists who have a demonstrated interest in reporting on young children and/or their caregivers are eligible to apply for the fellowship.

Interested applicants must be proficient in English (although projects can be undertaken and produced in another language.)

Applicants must propose a reporting project about young children and/or caregivers that can be completed and scheduled for publication or broadcast by November 30, 2022.

Applicants must agree to attend at least four monthly webinars (out of six) during the fellowship period.

The deadline to apply is February 28, 2022, at 5:00 pm EST.

A committee will review applications, and applicants will be notified on March 18, 2022.

The Fellowship will officially begin with a webinar on May 16, 2022.






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