October 29, 2014

2015 Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Applications Are Open

By: Alyssa Canobbio


The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) is now excepting applications for the 2015 Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship. The Fellowship is open to print and online journalists with less than 10 years of professional experience. There are two awards offered a $50,000 full-time and a $25,000 part-time, journalists will undertake and complete a one-year long project that is proposed by the applicant and must focus on journalism supportive of American culture, free-market competition, and a free society. The journalism projects must be both original and publishable.

The Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship winners will deliver four quarterly writing installments with the potential to be published sequentially or as a book. The Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Program was launched in 1994, a list of the past 123 fellowship winners and their projects since the start can be found here.

Applications can be found online and at www.tfas.org/NovakFellowships/Apply. Applications must be postmarked by February 9, 2015 and the winners will be announced in May 2015 at an awards dinner that the National Press Club in DC. Applicants must be citizens of the US, the starting date is September 1, 2015.

The Fund for American Studies is an educational nonprofit that seeks to create a brighter, more prosperous future by preparing young people for leadership, teaching them the ideas of freedom and a free-market economy. Founded in 1967, TFAS organizes programs in the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America. For more information about The Fund for American Studies, visit www.TFAS.org.


Alyssa Canobbio is the blog editor for America’s Future Foundation. To submit posts for consideration please e-mail her at alyssa@americasfuture.org