Career Development: Fellowships, Internships, Training & Grants
AHCJ-Academic Health Journalism Fellowships
AHCJ, with support from the Leona M. & Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, provides financial assistance to college journalism students and college journalism instructors who wish to attend AHCJ's annual conference.
Fellowships are open to U.S.-based students majoring in journalism or mass communication with a special interest in covering health or health care. Professors and other college instructors who are teaching health-related journalism are also welcome to apply.
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.
Students will be asked to share a room with another student fellow.
conference registration fee
one year's membership in AHCJ (new or extended)
Up to four nights in conference hotel (Wed.-Sat.) outside of 50-mile radius from host hotel
Up to $400 for travel assistance (outside of 50-mile radius from host hotel) and up to $100 (inside of 50-mile radius from host hotel).
To improve your chance of being selected, apply early. Fellowship selections will be announced the week after the deadline.
Submit a Academic Health Journalism Fellowship Application online.
The deadline is March 1 at noon CT.
Questions? Contact Susan Cunningham, firstname.lastname@example.org or 573-882-2203.