The Kurt Schork Memorial Fund and Reuters annually award two $5,000 prizes, one to a local reporter in a developing country or nation in transition, and the other to a freelance journalist covering international news, to recognize independent and professional reporting that sheds new light on controversial issues. Apply by May 31, 2013.
Choose from eight 2-week 2012 residency programs for environmental writers, in Point Reyes Station, CA. Room and most dinners are provided at no cost. The program is open to both experienced and emerging writers. Deadlines: December 14, 2012 for Spring 2013; June 3, 2013 for Fall 2013.June 3, 2013
DEADLINE: The Mesa Refuge
This year’s CSWA conference, at the McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, offers sessions on nanotechnology, food security, ecosystem services, biofuels, smart machines, scientist speed dating, and more.June 6, 2013 to June 9, 2013
Canadian Science Writers' Association Annual Conference
The conference will identify, for stakeholders across affected industries and NGOs, how sustainability initiatives, standard-setting, consumer protection and competition law work together in this important and rapidly developing area. Hosted by the Environmental Law Institute in Washington, DC.
FIJ encourages applications for investigations of economic inequities and climate change issues, in addition to watchdog reporting within the United States. Reporting for ethnic media is also strongly encouraged. Next deadline is June 10, 2013.
These seven FREE training sessions on environmental law are open to the public. Topics include NEPA, CAA, CWA, Land Use, Hazardous Waste, and Product Safety. Attend at the Environmental Law Institute in Washington, DC or via teleconference.June 11, 2013 to July 16, 2013
ELI Summer School Series 2013
The International Reporting Project is accepting applications until June 14th from U.S. journalists for a media reporting trip to Kazakhstan, a huge but little-known Asian country whose government has been active in global nuclear nonproliferation talks. The trip, August 3-14, 2013, is a unique opportunity to visit a key country of 17 million persons bordering Russia and China.June 14, 2013
DEADLINE: IRP Reporting Trip to Kazakhstan
By bringing together experts from politics, business, finance, culture, academia, civil society and the media, the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum provides a unique, interdisciplinary platform for dialogue on the huge challenges facing the world economy. The theme of the 2013 forum will be "The Future of Growth — Economic Values and the Media."June 17, 2013 to June 19, 2013
Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum 2013
The Above the Fray fellowship is designed to give a promising journalist the opportunity to cover important but under-reported stories from a location abroad. The fellow will be selected based on a winning proposal to report from a region lacking significant mainstream media attention. The selected individual will spend three months filing on-air and online stories for NPR. Apply online by July 1, 2013.