The Alicia Patterson Foundation
2009 Fellowship Winners
The Alicia Patterson Foundation fellowship program for journalists was established in 1965 in memory of Alicia Patterson, who was editor and publisher of Newsday for nearly twenty-three years before her death in 1963. One-year grants of $40,000 and six-month grants of $20,000 are awarded to working print journalists and photographers. Fellows pursue independent projects of significant interest and write/illustrate articles based on their investigations for the APF Reporter, a quarterly magazine of the foundation, available at www.aliciapatterson.org.
The foundation’s fellows for 2009, and their research topics:
Judges for the 44th annual competition included:
David Lamb,contributing writer, Smithsonian, author and APF Fellow 1985
John Margolies,freelance photographer, author and APF Fellow 2003
Laura Parker, freelance writer and APF Fellow 1996
Ellen Warren,columnist and senior writer, The Chicago Tribune
For program information and applications for the 45th annual competition, contact:
Alicia Patterson Foundation
1090 Vermont Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
Application materials and instructions may be downloaded from our website at: www.aliciapatterson.org/APF_Application/APF_Application.html.