Students at Campus Consortium member schools were eligible to apply for reporting fellowships of up to $2,000 each and the opportunity to work with the Pulitzer Center staff on an international reporting project. Listed below are the inaugural winners for 2009 and previews of their projects.
Sara Peach, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill: Travel to Copenhagen and report on the United Nations Climate Change Conference with a focus on youth participation generally and the International Youth Delegation specifically.
Tracy Boyer, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill: Travel to Honduras to study malnourishment amongst indigenous populations.
Sonali Kudva, Kent State University: Travel to India to investigate water issues.
Stine Eckert, Ohio University: Travel to Bangladesh and investigate either food security issues, women's rights, or the possibility and efforts underway to "digitize" the country.
Jordan Wilson, Southern Illinois University Carbondale: An investigation of the displaced Kenyans in the Rift Valley.