Application for the Spencer Fellowship for Education Reporting at Columbia Journalism School

The Spencer Fellowship for Education Reporting is open to journalists and educators who want to develop and publish an ambitious, long-form journalism project to advance public understanding of education.

Four fellows will be selected for this year-long program based at Columbia Journalism School. The fellowship combines study and research with hands-on advising from faculty experts at Columbia, Teachers College and elsewhere.

Note: the fellowship is open only to U.S. citizens or legal residents.

The application deadline for the 2023-24 academic year is Feb. 1, 2023.

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