Only a few weeks remain to apply for the 2016 Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Program. Print and online journalists with less than 10 years of professional experience are eligible for this prestigious yearlong fellowship.
Apply Now: www.TFAS.org/Novak.
Applications and materials must be submitted online or postmarked by Feb. 9, 2016.
The Novak Journalism Fellowship Program awards $50,000 full-time and $25,000 part time fellowships to undertake and complete a one-year project proposed by the applicant focusing on journalism supportive of American culture, free-market competition and a free society. There are also Alumni Fund Fellowships funded by donations from former and current Novak Fellows. Alumni Fund Fellowship winners write one magazine-length article on their topic.
The Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Program is seeking journalism projects that are both original and publishable. The winners will deliver four quarterly writing installments with the potential to be published sequentially or as a book.
Applications must be postmarked by Feb. 9, 2016. The winners will be announced next May at an awards dinner at the National Press Club in Washington. The starting date for the fellowships is Sept. 1, 2016. Applicants must be citizens of the United States.
The Novak Program has awarded 130 fellowships over the past two decades to promising young journalists who are climbing the ranks as groundbreaking reporters, editors, editorial page writers, columnists and authors. Novak Fellows include Steve Hayes (AIPES 94, Novak 00) of The Weekly Standard and Fox News, Mollie Hemingway (Novak 04) of The Federalist and Fox News, Tim Carney (Novak 03) of the Washington Examiner and Katherine Mangu-Ward (Novak 05) of Reason. For a complete list of Novak Fellows and to learn more about the program, visit www.TFAS.org/Novak.