Scholarship Opportunities

Conference Scholarship Opportunities

We are thrilled to announce three different scholarships to support New Mexico journalists to attend Journalism under Fire. These are:

  • with generous support from the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF), we are offering 15 full scholarships for women journalists. This is a three-day ticket that includes breakfast and lunch. To apply for this scholarship, please email and provide details of where you work and interest in attending, etc. For those women journalists who have already bought a ticket, you are eligible for a reimbursement, following the above instructions.
  • with generous support from the Society of Professional Journalists Rio Grande Chapter, we are offering travel stipends to support journalist attendance at the conference. For all details, including how to apply, please visit this link. Costs can include transportation, hotel, meals and registration. Reimbursements are capped at $150 per member. Apply in advance to be on our reimbursement list (SPJ can cover up to 20 members). Apply or request more information from Treasurer Michael Marcotte by email:
  • with generous support from the New Mexico Press Association, we are offering five full scholarships for journalists at a NMPA member newspaper or Associate Members of the NMPA. This is a three-day ticket including breakfast and lunch. To apply, please email and provide all relevant details.

Please note as well that we have heavily discounted tickets available for students, teachers, and NM journalists. They are all available here.