Phillips Foundation Seeks Journos For Fellowships

From the release:

    The Phillips Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2007 Phillips Foundation Journalism Fellowship Program. Working journalists with less than five years of professional experience in print journalism are eligible. The Foundation created this program to provide fellowships for projects to be undertaken by journalists who share the Foundation’s mission to advance constitutional principles, a democratic society and a vibrant free enterprise system.

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    The Phillips Foundation awards full-time $50,000 fellowships and part-time $25,000 fellowships to undertake and complete a one-year project of the applicant’s choosing focusing on journalism supportive of American culture and a free society. In addition to the regular fellowships, the Foundation awards the following special fellowships: The Environmental Fellowship for a project on the environment from a free market perspective; The Gilder Lehrman Journalism Fellowship for a project on American history and the principles of the American founding; and The Law Enforcement Fellowship for a project focusing on law enforcement in the United States.

    For a list of all 60 fellowship winners and their projects since inception of the program in 1994, visit www.thephillipsfoundation.org/fellowship/profiles.html.

    Three Phillips Foundation Trustees serve as judges: Thomas L. Phillips, Chairman of Phillips International, Inc., and Eagle Publishing, Inc.; Robert D. Novak, prominent national journalist and syndicated columnist; and Alfred S. Regnery, Publisher of The American Spectator.

    The Foundation is looking for journalism projects which are both original and publishable. The winning projects will be delivered in four installments with the potential to be published sequentially in a periodical or as a book.

    Applications must be postmarked by March 1, 2007. The winners will be announced next May at an awards dinner at the National Press Club in Washington. The starting date for the fellowships will be September 1, 2007. Applicants must be citizens of the United States.

    For an application, visit www.thephillipsfoundation.org/fellowship, or contact: The Phillips Foundation, 1 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 620, Washington, DC 20001, Attention: John Farley. Phone: 202-250-3887, ext. 609. E-mail: jfarley@phillips.com.