Provides assistance to attend a CAR Boot Camp at the University of Missouri.

Application due dates:

– January 7-11, 2019 Boot Camp: Deadline is November 5, 2018

– March 25-29, 2019 Boot Camp: Deadline is January 28, 2019

– August 4-8, 2019 Boot Camp: Deadline is May 20, 2019

Description: Established by David Ottaway and the Ottaway Family Fund, the Fellowship is aimed at increasing the diversity of IRE’s membership.

Who is eligible? Journalists of color with post-college professional experience are eligible. Students are not eligible.

What does the fellowship provide?

– One-year IRE membership/renewal ($70 value)

– Complimentary boot camp registration (up to $1,100 value)

– Travel reimbursement (up to $1,000)

Required application materials (have prepared before completing application):

– LinkedIn page or link to resume/CV

– Links to two clips showcasing investigative work

– Letter of support from supervisor/appropriate person to attend the five-day training. Letter should include why you are deserving of a scholarship to receive this training.

– Explain a data story you would like to tackle after boot camp

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