The GroundTruth Project James W. Foley Middle East Fellowship

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The GroundTruth Project James W. Foley Middle East Fellowship

Award Amount: $10,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on November 26, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The GroundTruth Project in partnership with the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation is offering “James W. Foley Middle East Fellowship”. The fellowship is designed for freelance writers and specifically for early career journalists, which would define as 1-5 years of experience. The mission of the Foundation is to advocate for the safe return of all Americans detained abroad, to protect independent conflict journalists and to educate regarding these threats to our freedom.

Host Institution:

GroundTruth, an independent, non-partisan organization registered by the IRS as a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, is based at the PBS flagship producer WGBH in Boston, MA. GroundTruth focuses on issues of social justice including human rights, freedom of expression, emerging democracies, the environment, religious affairs and global health.

 Eligibility:

  • Fellowship opportunity is intended for freelance writers and specifically for early career journalists, which would define as 1-5 years of experience.
  • The candidates may be of any nationality, but must be familiar with the Middle Eastern culture and have a demonstrated ability to report for an English-speaking audience.

Instructions for Applying:

To be applying applicants must fill the Google Form by the given link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfGxRQJT9G0L627Oy0E0R4UycziPT9i6756ruPBgOSDAZSyoQ/viewform

Award Description:

The successful applicant will receive a grant of US $10,000 for field reporting to be carried out preferably in the first quarter of 2018.

Detailed Information Link:

http://thegroundtruthproject.org/call-applications-middle-east-reporting-fellowship/

Contact Information:

For questions about the fellowship, you can email at fellowships-at-thegroundtruthproject.org.