This award is a stipend to be used for travel support, either domestic or international, for the purpose of learning about other places and peoples and reporting on, portraying or depicting them through the craft of journalism.
Expected Award Amount: $4,900
- degree-seeking Journalism major
- Junior or Senior (must enroll in coursework at UT Austin in Fall 2019)
- Intend to become a working journalist
- Current or past service on the paid staff of The Daily Texan
- Seeking funds for travel support (during the summer 2019), either domestic or international, for the purpose of learning about other places and peoples and reporting on, portraying, or depicting them through the craft of journalism
Award recipient MUST produce an article or articles, film, series of photographs, journal, audio or video report or other form of reportage suitable for publication to complete the project. The Daily Texan shall receive right of first refusal for publication.
We strongly encourage applicants to consult with The Daily Texan managing editor or adviser about their proposed project in order to increase the likelihood of publication.
Eligibility will be verified before funds can be disbursed. Funds will be disbursed in two payments: one prior to travel and one upon publication.
Application available: March 20 - April 15 at noon (CT)