2010 Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Program Now Accepting Applicants

The Phillips Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2010 Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Program (The Phillips Foundation recently named its Journalism Fellowship Program in honor of Robert Novak, the legendary journalist and founding trustee of the Foundation who provided the inspiration for the program.) 

Open to print and online journalists with less than 10 years of experience, the program offers full-time fellowships of $75,000 and $50,000 and part-time fellowships of $25,000.  Fellowship recipients complete a one-year project of the their choosing, focusing on journalism supportive of American culture and a free society. Separate fellowships exist on the environment, on the benefits of free-market competition, and on law enforcement.

During the fellowship, journalism projects are delivered in four quarterly installments with the potential to be published either sequentially in a periodical or all together as a book. For a list of all 85 fellowship winners and their projects since inception of the program in 1994, visit

Interested parties must be United States citizens and have applications postmarked no later than February 22, 2010. Winners will be announced at a National Press Club awards dinner in Washington DC. The starting date for the fellowships is September 1, 2010.  

For an application, visit, or contact:  The Phillips Foundation, 1 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 620, Washington, DC 20001, Attention: John Farley. Phone:  202-250-3887, ext. 609. E-mail: