The Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute of New York University invites applications for the Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award, to be awarded in Spring 2024. In filling out the application below, please be succinct but specific and answer every question. The proposal deadline is February 22nd, 2024, with a decision anticipated in late April. The completed project must be delivered no later than December 31, 2024. The Institute expects the completed work to appear in an English-language publication of strong reputation. Ineligible to apply are NYU affiliates, NYU graduates with degrees dated within 2 years of the submission deadline, and journalists holding staff positions at established media outlets that are in a position to fund such projects on their own.  The award may include NYU I.D. and online and onsite NYU Bobst Library research and reference privileges—see note in Competition Terms of Agreement and Eligibility Requirements. The monetary award will be distributed in the following way:

  • $6,000 upon announcement of the winning proposal; $3,000 upon evidence of substantial progress (usually a first draft); and $3,500 upon completion and acceptance by the Award committee.

Before creating your application, please read the FAQ and the Competition Terms of Agreement and Eligibility Requirements carefully. You may only apply to one of the Institute’s awards per year. If you have a question about applying which is not answered in either place, you may inquire at

The  Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University invites applications for the 2024 Global Journalist Fellowship. To be considered for this fellowship, you must first complete and submit an application to an MA program of your choice at the NYU Journalism Institute, in the Graduate School of Arts and Science.

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