Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute: Inviting Applicants for Reporting Award 2018

Deadline: 31 January 2018

The Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute of New York University is inviting applications for The 2018 Reporting Award for a significant work of journalism in any medium on an under-reported topic in the public interest.

Award Details

The total award will be provided in the following way:

  • 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 is eligible to receive the balance of the agreed-upon award on completion and acceptance of a significant work of journalism by the November 1, 2018, deadline, provided the Institute’s Awards Committee judges the work acceptable. Please see the Competition Terms for more guidance on how we define “a significant work of journalism.”
  • NYU ID and full online and onsite NYU Bobst Library research and reference privileges.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The Institute expects the Winner’s Work to meet a high degree of excellence. While The Reporting Award competition is open to all, with the exceptions noted below, the Institute especially encourages applications from professional journalists already working on projects that meet the competition’s guidelines.
  • 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.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

For more information, please visit Reporting Award 2018.

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