A short film that Media Studies major Colleen Digney saw as a sophomore inspired her winning grant proposal to report on land mines and land use in Vietnam. Find out more about the $3,000 Pulitzer Center fellowship and her reporting plans.
Fellowships & Scholarships
How graduating senior Colleen Digney gained skills, confidence and an international reporting grant. A profile of a Journalism Program success story.
The Pulitzer Center has extended to May 1 its deadline for applications for two reporting fellowships focused on issues related to justice. These fellowships are open to current students and recent graduates of Hunter College. Learn more and apply.
The Metro New York Labor Communications Council is offering a $500 prize for work by tri-state area undergraduate and graduate journalism students on the theme, “The 2020 elections and My Life/My Community.” Submission deadline is May 4. Here's how to enter.
The Deadline Club has extended the deadline for its undergraduate and graduate scholarship applications until July 1, 2020. Find out how to apply by the new deadline.
Hunter College’s 2020 Pulitzer Center student reporting fellowship has been awarded to Colleen Digney, a senior in the journalism program who will report on the broad impact of landmines on children in Vietnam. Find out more about the grant.
The Facebook Journalism Project and the Reynolds Journalism Institute have opened applications for a second year of the Instagram Local News fellowships. Apply by March 6.
A dozen Hunter College students gathered Feb. 6 for a pizza and information session on the Pulitzer Center 2020 fellowship, complete with previous winners, Pulitzer staff and Hunter journalism faculty. See what advice they received about successfully applying, and find out how to apply yourself.
Student journalist Audrey Henson applied on a whim to a Pulitzer Center grant — and won a $3,000 fellowship that took her on a reporting trip to Japan last summer, resulting in a multimedia story package and presentation in Washington, D.C., Here's how the adventure unfolded and how she managed its many challenges.
ProPublica, in its fifth annual Diversity Scholarship program, will be sponsoring need-based scholarships for 20 students to attend an eligible journalism conference in 2020. Find out how to apply for the scholarship by the Feb. 7 deadline.
Journalism Program Director Sissel McCarthy welcomes back students and faculty with her start-of-term letter. Get news about new faculty, new courses, upcoming events and more.
Get to work over the break on your proposal for an overseas reporting fellowship for summer 2020. One Hunter Journalism student will be selected for the $3,000 Pulitzer Center grant. Deadline to apply is Feb. 28. Get the details.
It was a full house at the Oct. 23 Journalism Program party, where more than three dozen faculty and students discussed the future of the journalism program at Hunter College. Find out about new spring course offerings and newly named adjunct faculty members.
RSVP for a journalism concentration pizza party on Oct. 23, where you'll learn about upcoming courses, meet new faculty and hear from our latest Pulitzer Center fellow.
The James Beard Foundation and Gannett Foundation are launching a new media fellowship program to train students from underrepresented minority backgrounds to be food and drinks journalists.
Refinery29 is looking for summer news fellows for a news program it is developing in association with the Google News Initiative. Deadline to apply is April 30.
The Pulitzer Center has awarded one of its prestigious summer reporting fellowship to Hunter journalism student Audrey Henson (pictured, left). The fellowship comes with a $3,000 grant that Henson will use to travel to Japan to report on dementia treatments.
The deadline is approaching March 8 for applications to the Pulitzer Center summer reporting fellowship, which each year provides one Hunter student with $3,000 to cover an under-reported global story from overseas.
Dear journalism students and faculty — welcome back to Hunter! I hope your 2019 is off to a good start. We have a great lineup of courses and events for you this semester.
Overseas reporting by Hunter College media studies student Kadia Goba has resulted in publication with the award-winning Pacific Standard. Goba…