Scholarships & Grants

The Chicago Headline Club is committed to improving the quality of journalism and in-depth reporting. Our grants are provided to individuals who demonstrate a dedication to journalism and to accurately communicating the events of our time.

CHC Foundation Internship grants

The Chicago Headline Club Foundation offers two $5,000 intern grants for journalism students doing unpaid internships in the Chicago area each year.

Watchdog Fund

Thanks to the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, journalists facing financial burdens while pursuing investigative stories can tap into a fund that has been established to alleviate those financial obstacles.

Les Brownlee Scholarship

The Chicago Headline Club and the Chicago Headline Club Foundation award a $5,000 scholarship honoring Les Brownlee to a Chicago-area journalism student each year.