The reason why people should think about applying for this journalism program is that they can gain valuable journalism experience as they will get to work with top urban journalists and their editors and at the same time be paid for that.
Pulliam Fellows will earn $650/week for the 10-week program and will participate in writing workshops.
If you possess a talent for reporting, news design and graphics, this journalism fellowship program is the right one for you.
The recipient of the Pulliam Journalism Fellowship must have reliable transportation and arrange for their own housing.
There will be even twenty winners of this award, so do not waste your time and try your luck by applying for this award.
The deadline for this journalism application is November 1st, but they might accept some journalism candidates after the deadline.
The eligible applicants for the Pulliam Journalism Fellowship are college juniors, seniors, and graduate students enrolled in journalism or related degree program.
Furthermore, they should have some previous newspaper journalism internships or experience as a journalist in a college newspaper and be committed to a career in news journalism.
How to Apply
There are two ways of applying once you have determined that you are eligible for the Pulliam Journalism Fellowship.
You can either apply online by clicking on the appropriate link on the scholarship provider’s website or download the journalism application and send it before November 1st.
If you decide to send it, it should be sent to the following address.
Russell B. Pulliam
Pulliam Fellowship Director
The Indianapolis Star
130 S. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46225
The completed journalism application materials comprise the following:
- A completed application form in which you are supposed to provide accurate personal and educational details
- Samples of your best-published writings
- A transcript of your college credits which can be sent either by your school or by you
- A recent photograph of yourself.
- Three letters of recommendation from people who know the most about your work.
Those can be editors, supervisors, teachers and colleagues.
Once all the documentation is gathered and submitted it will be reviewed by the scholarship committee that will determine the most deserving candidate for this award.