Application Deadline: June 23, 2019 at 11:59 EST
As part of the IWMF’s partnership with Malaria No More, four journalists will travel to Rwanda from September 16-27, 2019 (11 days total: 9 days in country and 1 travel day each way) for
a reporting fellowship on Rwanda’s efforts to end malaria, the impact
U.S. investments in supporting those efforts are having on Rwandan women
and girls, and the role that women are playing in leading the fight
Fellows will participate in high-level briefings from experts at the
outset of the trip to inform their reporting, and will have the
opportunity to gain access to a variety of sources and sites related to
the reporting trip theme, to network with other journalists, and to
report collaboratively with their peers.
Travel for reporting will be within a three-hour radius of Kigali.
The IWMF arranges travel and in-country logistics for all fellows. The
IWMF also covers fellowship-related costs within the framework of the
reporting trip including travel, visa fees, lodging, meals and
fixers/interpreters, unless a selected journalist’s news organization
wishes to assume these costs. Fellows living outside the U.S. are
responsible for procuring all necessary visas for which they will be
reimbursed at the conclusion of the fellowship.
Application Instructions: The IWMF’s 2019 Rwanda
Reporting Fellowship is open to individuals. Each applicant must provide
their personal information and work samples, in addition to submitting a
statement of interest, story plans, plans for publication and letter of
We are accepting applications from May 30, 2019 until June 23, 2019 at 11:59 EST
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