Arts Journalism Fellowship Arts Journalism Fellowship

Arts Council of Indianapolis Arts Council of Indianapolis

Location Indianapolis, IN
Start Date 8/1/2015
End Date 12/1/15
Application Deadline 6/19/15
Part Time
Part Time
Full Time
Full Time
Pay Rate $2,000
Contact Information Ernest Disney-Britton Director of Grant Services (317) 631-3301 [email protected]


Research and write
engaging articles on artists and arts organizations in music, dance, theatre, literature,
media, and/or the visual arts. The fellowship program seeks to introduce and provide
students with connections, and to build relationships with professional journalists and
artists in central Indiana.


The fellowship will be awarded for activities during the fall of 2015 (August 2015 to December 2015). A minimum of 4 - 5 hours per week is expected during the fellowship. It is imperative that students will accommodate fellowship time into their Normal schedule of course work and other extracurricular activities. Examples of fellowship activities include but are Not limited to the following: • Fellows will earn course credits as detailed and approved by their universities Fellows will complete a content curriculum, developing reporting skills, storytelling voice, and technical skills, and at least one content piece per week • News media editors (features) and content creators will make one site visit to journalism classes on each campus where fellows are placed. • Fellows will attend two brown bag sessions held at the Arts Council of Indianapolis and led by newspaper editors and content creators. These sessions will also include dialogues with artists and arts administrators.


These are general eligibility requirements. Each student’s situation is different. It is the responsibility of the applicant to make the case in the application for meeting the eligibility requirements. 1. You must be enrolled as a student at a central Indiana university or college. 2. You must be pursuing a journalism degree. 3. Demonstrated interest in the arts: theatre, music, dance, film, and/or visual arts.