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Apply now for a Freelance Fellowship

IRE is once again offering fellowships for independent journalists who are working on investigative projects. And thanks to the generosity of IRE members and a donor who provided matching money, we're able to offer larger fellowships this year. 

First place will win $2,500; second place will get $1,500 and third place will get $1,000.

Applications are due by Friday, April 3. For more information on the fellowship and how to submit an application, visit our Fellowships & Scholarships page.

See past winners and read testimonials online.

Apply now for the 2015 IRE Knight Scholarship

2014 CAR Conference Knight Scholars and mentors pose for a group picture.

Applications are now being accepted from college students at several historically black colleges and universities for the Knight Scholarship to attend IRE’s 2015 data journalism and annual investigative reporting conferences. Apply online by Sunday, Dec. 7.

The 2015 conferences include our annual data journalism conference in March in Atlanta and the annual investigative reporting conference in June in Philadelphia. Both conferences offer great opportunities to learn, network with professional journalists and build new skills. More details about each conference can be found below.

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David Dietz Fellowship available for 2014 IRE Conference

Are you a journalist with less than 10 years of experience? Interested in attending the upcoming IRE Conference in San Francisco? IRE could pay your way.

In 2012 IRE added a new fellowship, created to honor the memory of longtime IRE member David Dietz, who succumbed to cancer in June of 2011. David served as president of the organization and gave a decade of service and more to IRE. Dave was a beloved colleague and friend to many IRE members, and was honored with IRE’s Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his many contributions. For over a decade, Dave ...

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Diversity fellowships available for CAR Conference

Through the generosity of the Philip L. Graham Fund and the Chicago Tribune Foundation, IRE is pleased to offer Minority Fellowships to allow a limited number of professional journalists to attend the CAR (still accepting applications) and IRE conferences. These fellowships cover a 1-year IRE membership; conference registration fees; up to $600 for hotel accommodations and $500 reimbursement for travel.

Applicants for these awards should identify themselves with one of the minority groups listed on the application.

Conference Information:

Questions: Contact John Green at jgreen@ire.org or 573-882-2772