Applying for Gregory M. Chronister Journalism Fellowship

Thank you for your interest in participating in the Education Week Gregory M. Chronister Journalism Fellowship program. Please complete and submit the form below.

Please Note: The only way to apply for the Gregory M. Chronister Journalism Fellowship is by using the online application form. All information requested in the application must be written in English, and submitted in the online form below. If an application is completed in any other language than English, we cannot guarantee that the content will be read and/or understood for its original meaning.


Please take careful note of the application closing date and checklist listed here. Active but incomplete applications will NOT be considered once the application is closed. Please review the eligibility and expectations, here.

If you have any questions regarding the application, please contact Scott Montgomery of Education Week / Editorial Projects in Education, at [email protected] or (301) 280-3100.

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Please provide your resume/CV and a cover letter introducing yourself, offering a snapshot of your proposed project, and explaining why you are seeking the support of the fellowship.

Please provide a letter of recommendation from your employer that addresses the benefits of the fellowship to you and to the Education Week audience (as well as any co-publishing outlet's audience, as appropriate), as well as your employer's commitment to support the project as detailed on the Details page. Freelance applicants should submit a letter of recommendation from an assigning editor with, as appropriate, a commitment to serve as a co-publisher for the final project.

A two- to three-page project proposal outlining your topic, why you think it's a good package or series for the Education Week audience (and to co-publish with your news outlet, as appropriate), expected reporting locations, examples of potential sources, how you envision the final presentation, and a suggested financial budget.

Please provide work samples, including at least three stories published during the past 12 months, and examples of your education-related reporting.