The Michener Awards Foundation offers two fellowships, one in support of investigative reporting and one dedicated to the enrichment of journalism education. Each fellowship is for $40,000 and up to $5,000 in expenses.
The Michener – Deacon Fellowships are intended to encourage excellence in journalism that serves the public interest through improvements in public policy, ethical standards, corporate governance or the lives of Canadians. The Michener-Deacon Fellowships are supported by TD Bank Group.
The Michener – L. Richard O’Hagan Fellowship is dedicated to the advancement and enrichment of the education of Canadian journalists and journalism students, and is supported by BMO Financial Group.
The Michener Awards and Fellowships pride themselves on their independent and objective adjudication process.