Grants, fellowships and awards for January and February 2016 from AIR

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• Artist Trust Fellowships
Deadline: Jan. 11, 2016
Details: Artist Trust Fellowships are designed to recognize artistic achievement, dedication to an artistic discipline and potential for further professional development. Approximately 16 fellowships of $7,500
Website: http://artisttrust.org/index.php/for-artists/money#fellowships

• The MacDowell Colony's Art of Journalism Initiative
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2016 for summer 2016
Details: Fellowships for writers engaged in deep reporting and complex, long-form journalism during a residency at MacDowell, as well as grants of up to $2,500 based on financial need to fund travel, research, and other project-based work before or after the residency.
Website: http://www.macdowellcolony.org/apply.html

• Kresge Artist Fellowship
Deadline: Jan. 21, 2016
Details: $25,000 award and professional practice opportunities for emerging and established metropolitan Detroit artists in the dance/music, film/theatre, literary arts and visual arts.
Website: http://www.kresgeartsindetroit.org/apply/

• New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Fellowship
Deadline: Jan. 28, 2016
Details: $7,000 cash awards made to individual originating artists living and working in the state of New York for unrestricted use
Website: https://www.nyfa.org/

• Nieman-Berkman Fellowship in Journalism Innovation
Deadline: Jan. 31, 2016
Details: The Nieman-Berkman Fellowship in Journalism Innovation brings individuals to Harvard University to work on a specific course of research or a specific project relating to journalism innovation and pays a $65,000 stipend over nine months.
Website: http://nieman.harvard.edu/fellowships/nieman-berkman-fellowship-in-journalism-innovation-2/

• Thomson Reuters Foundation Fellowships
Deadline: Jan. 31, 2016
Details: Reuters Institute Journalist Fellows with a minimum of five years' experience in the field spend one, two or three terms at the University of Oxford. Awards may include travel expenses (including air travel economy class) and a modest living allowance.
Website: http://reutersinstitute.politics.ox.ac.uk/page/journalism-fellowship-programme

• Joan Shorenstein Fellowship
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2016
Details: The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard hosts eight one-semester residential fellowships each year for journalists with a minimum of five years of experience. Stipend is $30,000 for one semester.
Website: http://shorensteincenter.org/fellowships/

• Knight Wallace Fellowship
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2016
Details: Fellows devise a personalized study plan and participate in twice-weekly seminars. Extensive travel is a core component of the Knight-Wallace experience, with news tours to Argentina, Brazil and Turkey and a family trip to Northern Michigan. Stipends of $70,000 for U.S. fellows (varied for international fellows).
Website: http://www.mjfellows.org/about/

• Kip Tiernan Social Justice Fellowship
Deadline: Feb. 8, 2016
Details: A one-year, $40,000 fellowship for a woman to develop and carry out a special project that will further the mission of Rosie’s Place anywhere in New England
Website: http://www.rosiesplace.org/who_we_are/founder/kip_tiernan_social_justice_fellowship

• Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship
Deadline: Feb. 9, 2016
Details: Journalists with fewer than 10 years' experience propose a one-year writing project on a topic of their choosing, focusing on journalism supportive of American culture and a free society. Stipends range from $25,000 to $50,000.
Website: http://www.novakfellowships.org/

• Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award
Deadline: Feb. 16, 2016
Details: A grant of $12,500 will be awarded to support the work of a promising early-career nonfiction writer on a story that uncovers truths about the human condition.
Website: http://journalism.nyu.edu/about-us/awards/matthew-power-literary-reporting-award

• The Reporting Award
Deadline: Feb. 22, 2016
Details: The Reporting Award supports a work of journalism in any medium on significant underreported subjects in the public interest. The maximum award is $12,500. Winners will have access to New York University’s libraries and the Institute’s facilities
Website: http://journalism.nyu.edu/thereportingaward

• Knight Science Journalism Fellowship at MIT
Deadline: Feb. 29, 2016
Details: A $70,000 stipend for science journalists with at least three years of experience, to enable them to explore science, technology, and the craft of journalism in depth, concentrate on a specialty in science, and to learn at some of the top research universities in the world.
Website: http://ksj.mit.edu/the-fellowships/

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