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$5,000 fellowship open to real estate journalists

National Association of Real Estate Editors offers funding for journalism projects

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The National Association of Real Estate Editors is accepting applications from real estate journalists, including editors, freelance writers and staff reporters, for the $5,000 NAREE Bivins Fellowship program. Grants are available to mid-career journalists to enhance their ability to cover real estate, and residential or commercial building topics. Sept. 15, 2006, is the deadline to postmark your application for the NAREE Bivins Fellowship. Grant awards will be announced in November at the NAREE Summit Banquet in New Orleans, during the National Association of Realtors' annual convention. Journalists who are not currently members of NAREE are welcomed and encouraged to apply. There is no charge for NAREE active members to enter. Nonmembers pay a fee of $75, which can be applied to membership dues. Applications are available at Fellowship guidelines allow grants to fund independent study, the pursuit of special research projects, or registration at skill-buil...