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David Dietz Fellowship

Established in 2011 for the late David Dietz, an award-winning journalist and a past president of IRE. The fellowship supports early career journalists who have a demonstrated interest in financial investigative reporting.

Applications are due April 4, 2022

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Who is eligible?

Journalists and independent journalists with less than 10 years’ professional experience, who have a financial need for assistance, and examples of financial investigative journalism work. Students are not eligible. 

What does the fellowship provide?

For attending the conference in-person, the fellowship includes:

  • One-year IRE membership/renewal ($70 value)
  • Complimentary conference registration included
  • Four hotel nights ($1,168 value)
  • Travel stipend ($500)

For attending the conference virtually, the fellowship includes:

  • One-year IRE membership/renewal ($70 value)
  • Complimentary conference registration included

Required application materials:

  • LinkedIn page or link to resume
  • Links to two clips showcasing financial investigative work
  • Statement on financial need
  • Letter of support from supervisor/appropriate person to attend the conference. The letter should include why you are deserving of a scholarship to receive this training.

Opportunity offered by:

Investigative Reporters & Editors

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Opportunity type

Fellowship

Location(s) where available

United States (all)

Areas of focus

Business/Economy
Investigative Journalism

Applications accepted starting:
April 1, 2022
Application deadline:
April 4, 2022