Application Deadline Dec. 6, 2023
Entries must be published or aired between Sept. 1, 2022, and Sept. 1, 2023. Entries will be accepted from print, broadcast or digital-only publications.
Please review that you have completed the required items before submitting contest entry. If you have any questions or having a problem with this form, please contact David Nitkin at

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Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. (Mountain Time) on Wednesday, Sept. 23.

The James B. Steele Fellowship in Investigative Business Journalism was created for the 2024-5 academic year to nurture a new generation of business journalists and provide them with the sophisticated investigative skills and business savvy they need to protect and inform their readers. The Fellowship targets early-career journalists who are looking to jump-start their career as business journalists and is open to applications from the U.S. and abroad.

Applicants can apply for the Steele Fellowship at Each applicant must submit their resume, a personal statement of no more than 500 words (in English), up to three samples of published journalistic work, and supply one confidential reference letter from an instructor or employer specifically focusing on the candidate‚Äôs suitability for the Fellowship. 

To learn more about this opportunity please visit or email with questions.

Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. (Mountain Time) on January 1st, 2024.