About the program/Scholarship:
The Pulitzer Center provides grants to journalists from around the world who specialize in data journalism and use machine learning techniques to mine data.
About Pulitzer Center:
The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting in the United States is an award-winning, non-profit news organization that partners with journalists and newsrooms to support in-depth reporting on critical global issues to educate the public, promote solutions, and improve lives.
Most awards for past data journalism project support have been between $10,000-$25,000, but may be more or less depending on circumstances.
- This opportunity is open to U.S. residents and journalists around the world.
- Grants are open to proposals from freelance data journalists, staff journalists, or groups of newsrooms working in collaboration on a data project idea.
- The Pulitzer Center strongly encourage proposals from journalists and newsrooms who represent a broad array of social, racial, ethnic, underrepresented groups, and economic backgrounds.
No specific nationality required
- No specific age required
How to Apply:
To apply, please click on “Apply for Opportunity” and fill out the application form.
- A description of the proposed project, including distribution/publication plan, no more than 250 words.
- Methodology: Please describe your strategy/approach to collecting and analyzing the data, and include your approach for fact-checking or independently verifying the data that will be used in your reporting.
- A preliminary budget estimate, including a basic breakdown of costs (include travel costs, software, satellite/geographic information system (GIS), or hardware costs, or data designer). Please do not include stipends for journalists/team members who are in the employ of newsrooms or are already salaried.
- Three links of published work by you (or someone your project team.) For example, data visualizations, infographics, and/or data-driven stories.
- Three professional references. These can be either contact information or letters of recommendation.
- A copy of your resume or curriculum vitae.
- Applications must be written in English.
- Applications will be reviewed on a first-come, rolling basis.