The winner receives a $75,000 stipend and up to $25,000 in research expenses to investigate a current public policy issue.

Submissions are now open for the Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy.

The fellowship is available to a leading Canadian journalist. The winner receives a $75,000 stipend and up to $25,000 in research expenses to investigate a current public policy issue. The resulting articles are published in the Toronto Star.

The award is sponsored by The Atkinson Foundation, the Honderich Family and Toronto Star.

The deadline for submissions is Feb. 10, 2016. To learn more, please visit the Atkinson Fellowship website.

H.G. Watson was J-Source's managing editor from 2015 to 2018. She is a journalist based in Toronto. You can learn more about her at hgwatson.com.