The fellowship will be administered by Carleton University through the joint efforts of the School of Journalism and Communications in the Faculty of Public Affairs and the Department of University Advancement. Journalists working in any media – staffers, freelancers or students – will be eligible to apply. The fellowship is intended to cover travel, living expenses and a stipend. Selection will be made by the Director of the School of Journalism and Communication at Carleton University upon the recommendation by a Steering Committee based on an application and story pitch.