The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations is excited to announce the third annual $10,000 OCUFA Fellowship in Higher Education Journalism.
The Fellowship is intended to address the shortage of informed investigative reporting on Canadian higher education issues and support those wishing to pursue in-depth journalism on higher education.
The Fellowship is open to full-time, part-time, and freelance journalists (including students) who wish to pursue an investigative research project in the area of Canadian higher education. Applications focusing on any topic within this area are welcomed, including public policy, labour relations, the academic labour market, governance, financing, teaching, research, librarianship and information management, demographics, education quality, free speech and academic freedom, equity and diversity, Indigeneity, and reconciliation.
The deadline for applications is March 21, 2021. The Fellowship is valued at $10,000 and administered by OCUFA, with the first half payable at the start of the project and the second half upon completion. The winner will have to complete and publish and/or broadcast the project within a year of being granted the Fellowship. OCUFA will not exercise any editorial control or judgment over the work produced.
To learn more about the fellowship and to apply, please visit: https://ocufa.on.ca/awards/journalismfellowship