Application Guidelines – Adelante

Eligibility Criteria

  • Affiliated or freelance women journalists with three (3) or more years of professional experience working in news media. Internships do not count toward professional experience.
  • Woman journalist of all nationalities are welcome to apply.
  • Non-native English speakers must have an excellent written and verbal English skills in order to fully participate in and benefit from the program.
  • The IWMF may require additional training, experience, and/or language skills for some international reporting trips. Please review the Call for Applications for further information.

Application Guidelines

  • Applicant must submit a complete application and story plan for each reporting trip for which she wants to apply.
  • Applications include basic details, a statement of interest including a researched story pitch, CV, work samples, and either a letter of support from an editor or a proven track record of publication.
  • All applications materials must be submitted in either English or Spanish.

Before submitting an application, please review the Adelante FAQs.

View a sample application in English or Spanish.