How to Apply International Women Media Grant 2024 | The Kim Wall Memorial Fund has awarded $5,000 reporting grants annually to women and nonbinary journalists whose reporting carries forward Kim’s legacy, Apply International Women Media Grant 2024
The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF), in partnership with Kim’s family and friends happily to announce Women Media Grant 2024 in remembrance of Swedish journalist Kim Wall. Since 2018, the Kim Wall Memorial Fund has awarded $5,000 reporting grants annually to women and nonbinary journalists whose reporting carries forward Kim’s legacy.
“Kim Wall was a dedicated journalist, and loved by our network of staff and journalists who worked closely with her,” said the IWMF’s executive director Elisa Lees Muñoz. “She was dogged in her pursuit of important and sometimes quirky stories. She was adored by those who knew her.”
The Kim Wall Memorial Fund was established by Kim’s parents, her brother Tom Wall, her partner Ole Stobbe, and her friends Mansi Choksi, May Jeong, Adam Perez and Dhiya Kuriakose.
This fund was developed in the spirit that Kim would have wanted more women to be out in the world, brushing up against life. Through this grant, the IWMF seeks to help bend the world toward Kim’s vision.
All applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
- Affiliated or freelance women or nonbinary journalists with one (1) or more years of professional experience working in news media from anywhere in the world. Internships do not count toward professional experience.
- Applicants must have excellent written and verbal English skills in order to fully participate in and benefit from the program. However, reporting may be published in any language.
- Applicants must be able to show proof of interest from an editor or have a proven track record of publication in prominent media outlets.
- Grants will be awarded to cover reporting-related costs including travel, logistics, insurance, visa fees, professional stipends and payments for producers, translators, etc. The IWMF does not cover the cost of equipment purchase or rental and cannot support academic research or research for academic publication.
How to Apply International Women Media Grant 2024
Apply to the Kim Wall Memorial Fund by December 17, 2023, at 11:59 pm ET Click Here