The Investigative Fund is now accepting applications for the Fall 2012 I.F. Stone Award for emerging journalists. The prize supports the work of exceptional journalism graduate students, recent journalism school graduates, and journalism interns. The deadline for applications is Friday, November 30, 2012 at 5 p.m. EST. For more information, and to download an application, click here.

Twice yearly, winners of the award receive funding (between $2,000 and $10,000) to cover the reporting costs of an ambitious investigative reporting project, along with editorial guidance from Investigative Fund staff; access to such subscription research services as Nexis and Accurint; and assistance with placement of the investigation in a print, online, or broadcast outlet.