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Bryan Dague <[log in to unmask]>
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Theodore A Tighe, Ph.D.
Center on Disability and Community Inclusion
University of Vermont

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Middlebury, Vermont  05753-9029

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-----Original Message-----
From: SMARTS [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Saturday, January 28, 2006 12:56 PM
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Subject: Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism

Program Number:   72658
Title:            Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism

Sponsor:          Carter Center

  As part of an international effort to reduce stigma and
discrimination, the sponsor provides grants to journalists to study
selected topics regarding mental health or mental illness.  Fellows
are encouraged to select topics that are unique and creative, and
educate the public, raise awareness, and inform other journalists.
They are tailored to suit the needs, interests, and experience of each
fellow. The Carter Center provides resources through its network of
consumer, family, provider, managed care, and government agencies.

Deadline(s):      04/17/2006
Established Date: 02/12/2003
Follow-Up Date:   02/01/2007
Review Date:      01/27/2006

Contact:          Rebecca G. Palpant, M.S.

Address:          Program Development Coordinator
                   One Copenhill
                   435 Freedom Parkway
                   Atlanta, GA 30307
E-mail:           [log in to unmask]

Program URL:
Tel:              404-420-5165
Fax:              404-420-5158
Deadline Ind:     Postmark
Deadline Open:    No

Award Type(s):    Fellowship

Citizenship/Country of Applying Institution:
                   Any/No Restrictions

Locations Tenable:    Any/No Restrictions

Appl Type(s):     Artist/Writer/Etc.
                   Individual, Non-Specific

Target Group(s):  NONE
Funding Limit:    $0   SEEBELOW
Duration:         1 YEAR(s)
Indirect Costs:   Unspecified
Cost Sharing:     No
Sponsor Type:     Miscellaneous Non-Federal

Geo. Restricted:  NO RESTRICTIONS


  The fellowships: Increase accurate reporting on mental health
issues and decrease incorrect, stereotypical information; Help
journalists produce high-quality work that reflects an understanding
of mental health issues through exposure to well-established resources
in the field; and Develop better-informed print and broadcast
journalists who can report more accurate information through
newspapers, magazines, radio, television, and the Internet, and
influence their peers to do the same.

  Eligible applicants must have at least two years of experience in
print or electronic journalism (writing, reporting, editing,
producing, filmmaking).

  Every year, six U.S. fellows are awarded stipends of $10,000 USD
each. In 2006-07, two South African fellows will be awarded R50.000
each. Stipends cover expenses during the fellowship project, including
travel, materials, and other incidental expenses.  Fellows also make
two expense-paid visits to The Carter Center in Atlanta. The first
occurs at the beginning of the fellowship year to meet with their
project advisors, and the second occurs at the end of the fellowship
year to present their completed project. Each visit lasts three days.

   South African applicants should contact: Anton Harber, Caxton
Professor of Journalism and Media Studies, University of the
Witwatersrand, P Bag 3, Wits 2050, Johannesburg, 717-4043, 717-4039
(fax), [log in to unmask] (kww)

KEYWORDS:         Journalism
                   Broadcast Media
                   Print Media
                   Electronic Media
                   Emotional/Mental Health
Bryan Dague
University of Vermont
Center on Disability & Community Inclusion
Mann Hall, 3rd Floor
208 Colchester Ave.
Burlington, VT 05405-1757

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