The Blade Foundation is offering a paid fellowship to “an aspiring LGBTQ+ journalist in the D.C. area to begin in early 2020” and the deadline to apply for the fellowship is Dec. 9, according to a statement by the foundation.
The statement says applicants must be over the age of 18 and must either be currently enrolled in a college journalism program or have an acceptance letter to such a program. It says the fellowship will require 15-20 hours a week with a focus on reporting and writing LGBTQ-specific stories in D.C. and Virginia.
Individuals interested in applying should send a letter of interest, resume and links to three published articles to Blade Foundation Director Kevin Naff at email@example.com, the statement says, adding that applicants will be notified of a final decision by Dec. 20. More information at bladefoundation.org/fellowships.
“LGBTQ+ journalism students in the D.C. area are encouraged to apply and we especially encourage LGBTQ people of color, transgender and/or non-binary individuals to take advantage of this opportunity,” the statement says.