How to apply: Applications should be submitted by email to travelgrants[AT]pulitzercenter.org.
*Even if you are submitting sample materials via hard copies, electronic versions of the proposal MUST also be e-mailed to this address or else they will not be considered.
Applications must be received in English.
Applications should include the following in the body of the e-mail:
- A description of the proposed project, including distribution plan, in 250 words or less
- A preliminary budget estimate, including a basic breakdown of costs. Travel grants cover hard costs associated with the reporting, please do not include stipends for the applicants. Fixer/translator/driver fees are acceptable
- Three links to samples of work if available online (if not available, please attach to the e-mail; video samples can be sent by mail to below address in DVD format)
- Three professional references. These can be either contact information, or letters of recommendation (can be attached or sent separately). The latter is encouraged when letters from interested producers or editors are available.
As attachment: Curriculum vitae
Applications may also include a more detailed description of project but this will be considered as optional supplement only. The most important part of the submission is the 250-word summary.
Within a week of your submission, you should receive a confirmation of receipt. Typically applications that are received in a given month receive a response by the end of the following month, with an emphasis on making Pulitzer Center projects as timely and newsworthy as possible. If your proposal requires immediate attention, please note why in your cover letter.
Address for mailing hard copies and DVDs: *Remember to also send the electronic versions to travelgrants[AT]pulitzercenter.org
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
1779 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington DC, 20036
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JOSEPH PULITZER III (1913-1993)