Carey Institute Extends Nonfiction Application Deadline


Pre-application & full application now due by July 1


Both the pre-application and full application deadlines have been extended to July 1 for the Carey Institute Nonfiction Program.

Interested candidates should begin by submitting a pre-application via the following link: Song Writing with Soldiers

Upon receipt of a pre-application, the Carey Institute will be in touch with the candidate regarding the submission of a full application.

Creators of longform nonfiction working in all media are invited to apply to the Carey Institute. Nonfiction fellows receive lodging at the Carey Institute’s 100-acre estate in the historic village of Rensselaerville, N.Y., as well as meals, workspace and technological support free of charge. Fellows are invited to stay up to 12 weeks at the Institute.

Fellows are also welcome to share their drafts for mentoring with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Josh Friedman. Documentary filmmakers can receive feedback from Peabody Award winning director and editor Sam Pollard, Frontline executive producer Raney Aronson and Emmy Award winner Tom Jennings.

The Carey Institute seeks applicants from diverse backgrounds working on socially relevant political, health, environmental, human rights and justice topics. Writers, documentary filmmakers, photographers and multimedia journalists are all eligible for the program. International applications are also encouraged. For more information about the Carey Institute Nonfiction Program, click here.