Fellowships & Scholarships

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Pulitzer Center Fellowships

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.
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Labor Council Opens Journalism Contest

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.
Colleen Digney

Journalism Senior Wins Pulitzer Grant

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.
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Hunter Students Prepare for Pulitzer Fellowship Competition

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.
Pulitzer Center fellowship winner Audrey Henson on her reporting trip in Japan last summer, with officials from a dementia support group.

Student Journalist Goes From Beginner to ‘Pulitzer’

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.
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Journalism Students, Faculty Gather at Pizza Party

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.
Hunter College journalism student Audrey Henson

Pulitzer Center Picks Hunter Student For Fellowship

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.