Chloë Ellingson is a documentary photographer based in Toronto. Her work has been published in The New York Times, The Globe and Mail and The Walrus, and has been supported by the Ontario Arts Council, the Toronto Arts Council, and The Magenta Foundation.
Simon Lewsen is a Toronto-based feature writer. He has contributed to The Walrus, The Globe and Mail, The Local, enRoute, Toronto Life, and The Atlantic. He teaches writing at the University of Toronto.
The Fellowship was established to help address the shortage of informed investigative reporting on Canadian higher education issues in the Canadian media. Open to full-time, part-time, and freelance journalists, including students, the fellowship is designed to support those wishing to pursue in-depth and innovative journalism on higher education.
Ellingson and Lewsen will spend the next several months engaged in research and are expected to have their work published in September 2021.