Applications are now open for the Travers Fellowship, an international reporting bursary that helps finance foreign reporting projects by Canadian journalists working in any medium.

Freelancers and students (as well as staff journalists) are welcome to apply for the fellowship, which provides an annual $25,000 award to cover travel, reporting and research expenses, and a stipend for a journalist.

The fellowship is named after Jim Travers, a reporter, foreign correspondent, and former editor of The Ottawa Citizen who spent six years reporting from Africa and the Middle East. After Travers died in 2011, his friends and colleagues created the fellowship to commemorate his contribution to Canadian journalism.

The application deadline is Monday, October 28 at noon EDTMore information and application instructions are available on the Travers Fellowship website.

 

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