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AHCJ-Rural Health Journalism Fellowships

Need financial assistance to attend the annual conference of the Association of Health Care Journalists?

With support from the Leona M. & Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, this fellowship is intended for reporters and editors working in rural towns and counties or who work for outlets serving a predominately rural population. (Generally, this includes counties with populations below 100,000.) 

To assist as many journalists as possible, travel assistance will vary based on location.

If selected for a fellowship, you may be asked to write an AHCJ website blog post, take pictures or shoot video of a conference session.

Fellowship includes:

  • conference registration fee

  • one year's membership in AHCJ (new or extended)

  • up to four nights in conference hotel (Wed.-Sat.)

  • up to $400 for travel assistance within the continental United States. This may not cover ALL travel costs.

The deadline was noon CT, Feb. 16.

Questions? Contact Susan Cunningham, susan@healthjournalism.org or 573-882-2203.