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Applications are currently closed for the 2017–18 Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Awards Program. Applications for the 2018-19 program will open during winter of 2017-18Click here to view a PDF sample application showing the information required.

Submitted projects should be both original and publishable. Full-time and part-time award winners will deliver four quarterly writing installments with the potential to be published sequentially or as a book. 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. Applicants should indicate the intended publishing outlet for their completed project.

For questions or more information on the 2017–18 Novak Fellowships program, please contact Vanessa Henderson at To learn more about the program, please visit the Robert Novak Journalism Fellowships page.