The goal of the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism is to enhance public understanding of mental health issues and combat stigma and discrimination against people with mental illnesses. Working journalists tackle timely and unique topics in the field of mental health.
Fellowships Offer Details:
> Professional Development: Fellows come to The Carter Center for training and then work on their projects from their own newsrooms or offices, maintaining complete independence. Fellows participate in advisory groups with mental health experts and other fellows that meet quarterly.
> Stipends: Six U.S. fellows are awarded stipends of $10,000 each. International fellows receive a comparable stipend in their own currency.
> Flexibility: The fellowships do not require recipients to leave their places of employment; fellows control the schedule of their project work.
> Unique Projects: Fellows are encouraged to choose timely topics that may educate the public and/or raise awareness. Use of new and emerging media is welcomed, and fellowshipshttp://scholarish.com/wp-admin/post-new.php
List of Accomplishments:
As of 2010, accomplishments of the Rosalynn
Carter Fellowships include the following:
> 118 fellowships awarded
> 5 books published
> 4 television documentaries produced
> More than 100 newspaper and magazine
> Hundreds of minutes of radio and television
> More than 100 media outlets represented
> Project awards received include an Emmy and
Pulitzer Prize nominations
> 350 mental health pieces archived online
Am I eligible to apply?
Applicants must have at least three years
of professional journalism experience
and submit a full fellowship application.
Recipients must attend meetings at The
Carter Center in September at the beginning
and end of the fellowship year.
Application Deadline is April 18, 2011
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