The Rosalynn Carter International Fellowships, USA

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The Rosalynn Carter International Fellowships

Study Subject :  Mental Health Journalism

Employer :  The Carter Center

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.

The Fellowships Offers :

  • 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 fellowships

Application Deadline for The Rosalynn Carter International Fellowships :  April 18, 2011