Deadline: January 31, 2018
The Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute of New York University is now accepting applications for The Reporting Award of 2018 for a significant work of journalism in any medium on an under-reported topic in the public interest. The award supports a work of journalism in any medium on significant underreported subjects in the public interest.
The Reporting Award provides support of up to $12,500 for a work of journalism in any medium on significant underreported subjects in the public interest. In establishing the award, the Carter Journalism Institute’s faculty cited the need for encouraging enterprise journalism during a time of extensive layoffs and budget cuts throughout the journalism industry. The Institute will select one or several winners of the Reporting Award.
The Institute will select one or several winners of the Reporting Award. Each winner may receive a different amount of money, at the discretion of the Committee.
The maximum award is $12,500. The award is divided into two payments.
Each winner will receive an advance of $2,500 on acceptance of the proposal and the signing of the agreement, and the balance paid upon completion and publication of the Work by the November 1, 2018.
- The Competition is open to anyone age 21 and older
- They welcome applications from international journalists;
- You do not need to be a U.S. citizen nor do you need to reside in the U.S. to be eligible.
- The work that the award supports must be in English
- The work must be accepted for publication by a reputable media outlet with a wide circulation. The publication does not need to be American based, but should be well known.
The following persons are not eligible to compete for The Reporting Award:
- NYU Affiliates
- Recent NYU graduates (degrees dated 2015 or later)
- Journalists holding staff positions at established media outlets that are in a position to fund such projects on their own.
Complete the online application.
Please direct any questions to [email protected]
For more information, visit NYU Journalism Reporting Award.