Applications Open for IWMF’s Kim Wall Memorial Fund!

Deadline: 2 February 2018

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for its “Kim Wall Memorial Fund – Inaugural Grant” Program.

The grant will fund a female reporter covering subculture, broadly defined, and what Kim liked to call “the undercurrents of rebellion.” Kim wanted more women to be out in the world, brushing up against life, and the Kim Wall Memorial Fund honors this legacy.

Grant Information

The Kim Wall Memorial Fund will distribute one $5,000 grant once a year, and the first award will be made in mid-March 2018. Winners will be paired with a mentor to assist them in their reporting.

  • Grants will be $5,000 USD.
  • Grants will be awarded to cover reporting-related costs including travel (flights, ground transportation, drivers), logistics, visa fees, and payment for fixers/translators.
  • All applications must be filled out online via the IWMF’s online application system.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Women journalists from anywhere in the world are eligible to apply.
  • Professional Journalism must be the applicant’s primary profession.
  • Applicants must have three or more years of professional journalism experience.
  • All answers and documents must be in English. Due to the high volume of applications we cannot answer questions by phone.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit Kim Wall Memorial Fund.

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