Mental health and illness are issues that remain largely misunderstood by the public.
Journalists can play an important role in promoting better understanding and reducing stigma and discrimination. International applicants especially from developing countries are eligible to apply.
The Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism include stipends of up to US$10,000, and additionally cover all travel, research, and related expenses.
Fellows are responsible for developing projects that are original, ambitious, and aim to increase the accuracy and quality of mental health journalism.
Fellowship Application Eligibility Criteria
Eligible applicants for a fellowship must:
The application process is rigorous, and all applications must be received by mail.
The application deadline is April.
For further details, and application materials, contact: Fellowships to promote mental health journalism