Application Instructions

All uploaded application packets should be in PDF format and should adhere to the following naming convention for uploading: LAST NAME, FIRST NAME, MIDDLE NAME, as in JONES, JOHN PAUL. Please make every effort to include all materials, with the exception of reference letters, in one download. If a second is necessary, please mark it — ADD [date]

Each completed digital package should contain:

  • Completed one-page application form – download HERE
  • One-page resume, including:
    • Academic major and minor, date or expected date of graduation
    • Permanent and current addresses
    • Email, website and social media addresses
  • On a separate page:
    • Three work/character references, including titles, email addresses and phone numbers
    • Hot links to digital work samples
  • Cover letter no longer than two pages highlighting your qualifications and making your case for becoming a Hearst Fellow
  • Two letters of recommendation. These may be submitted with the package or emailed separately to fellowships@hearstnp.com.

When you have gathered all the necessary materials, click here to apply.