IWMF’s Kim Wall Memorial Fund: Inviting Women Journalists around the World

Deadline: 4 January 2019

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is currently inviting women journalist for its Kim Wall Memorial Fund.

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.

The fund was established by Kim’s parents, her brother Tom Wall, her partner Ole Stobbe, and her friends Mansi Choksi, May Jeong, Adam Perez and Dhiya Kuriakose.

This fund was developed in the spirit that Kim would have wanted more women to be out in the world, brushing up against life. Through this grant, the IWMF seeks to help bend the world toward Kim’s vision.

Funding 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.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit https://www.iwmf.org/programs/kim-wall-memorial-fund/

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