The Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism

  • Friday, February 01, 2013 9:22 AM
    Message # 1195580


    Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism

    453 Freedom Pkwy

    Atlanta, GA 30307

    Contact: Rebecca Palpant Shimkets or Tina Rezvani

    (404) 420-5165

    (404) 420-5158 FAX



    The Carter Center Mental Health Program in Atlanta, GA provides six one-year fellowships for U.S. journalists to report on a selected topic regarding mental health or mental illnesses.  The Fellowships are designed to increase accurate reporting on mental health issues and decrease incorrect, stereotypical information.  Each journalist awarded will receive a $10,000 stipend.  Applicants must have at least three years of professional journalism experience, submit an online application, and attend orientation and presentation meetings in September at the beginning and end of the Fellowship year. Fellows will not be required to leave their current employment.  Awards will be announced July 12, 2013 on The Carter Center homepage.  The online application will be available on February 1, 2013. Deadline: April 15, 2013.

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