The Foundation is looking for journalism projects which are both original and publishable. The winners will deliver four quarterly writing installments with the potential to be published sequentially in a periodical or as a book.
Applications must be postmarked by February 21, 2012. The winners will be announced next May at an awards dinner at the National Press Club in Washington. The starting date for the fellowships is September 1, 2012. Applicants must be citizens of the United States.
For an application, visit www.novakfellowships.org, or contact: The Phillips Foundation, 1 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 620, Washington, DC 20001. Phone: 202-677-4633. E-mail: email@example.com.
The Foundation awarded nine fellowships in 2011:
• Meg McDonnell for “Marriage and Young Adults: Understanding the American Struggle to Get to ‘I do.’”
• Jillian Melchior for “Cross Cultural China.”
• Max Borders for “Superwealth: Why We Should Stop Worrying About the ‘Gap’ Between Rich and Poor and Start Celebrating Wealth Creation.”
• Nathan Harden for “The Higher Ed Bubble: The Sad Sorry Story of How the Government Over-subsidized Student Loans and Produced a Generation of Under-educated, Over-credentialed, Debt-saddled Graduates Who Can’t Find a Job.”
• Daniel Indiviglio for “Fixing the U.S. Mortgage Market: How Less Government Will Make it Stronger and More Stable.”
• John McCormack for “Citizens Divided: How the Supreme Court’s 2010 Campaign Finance Ruling has Affected American Politics.”
• Ashley McGuire for “The End of Women: The Cultural Disempowerment of Girls, College Students, Mothers and Poor Women.”
Alumni Fund Fellowships
• Tony Gonzalez for “Buying Barbecue Sauce by the Truckload: How Entrepreneurs Find Profit in the Uncertain World of Lost and Unclaimed Freight.”
• Charles Johnson for “Enemies Domestic: An Investigation into the Appeasement of Evil by America’s Colleges.”
For a list of all 103 fellowship winners and their projects since inception of the program in 1994, visit www.novakfellowships.org.