Workshops and Fellowships

June 30, 2017

DEADLINE: Rita Allen Fellowship for Science Communication

This new program will provide a year's support for one fellow to study the field of science media, experiment with successful media formats and work to expand science literacy in the general public.  The fellow will embed at WGBH in Boston, home of public media science series NOVA, beginning in Jan 2018. $82,000 stipend plus benefits. Apply by Jun 30.

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April 24, 2017

DEADLINE: NPF "Understanding the Environmental Stakes" Fellowship

The National Press Foundation is offering all-expenses-paid fellowships for a four-day training program for journalists, Jun 18-21 in Washington, DC. Issues to be examined: how  proposed budget cuts and changes at the U.S. EPA and elsewhere could affect the environment;  water use out West; the latest scientific research on the environment; the outlook for clean energy and climate treaties; how to find and use the best data to underscore your reporting on the environment; and more. Apply by Apr 24.

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April 7, 2017

Coastal Resiliency in the Face of Environmental Change: Are Current Laws and Policies Flexible for a Changing World?

Oregon Sea Grant and the University of Oregon Environment and Natural Resources Law Center are cohosting this free symposium which will address issues such as ocean acidification, sea level rise, and other climate stressors, their impact on natural resources, coastal infrastructure, and energy development – all through a legal and policy lens. Space is limited, pre-registration by April 3 is encouraged.

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April 3, 2017

DEADLINE: Freelancer Hostile Environment Training

The Pulitzer Center, in collaboration with The New York Times and A Culture of Safety Alliance (ACOS), will cover the costs of industry-approved Hostile Environment/First Aid Training (HEFAT) courses for up to 31 freelance journalists working anywhere in the world. Apply by April 3.

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April 11, 2017

DEADLINE: IWMF Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship

This seven-month International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) fellowship gives academic and professional opportunities to women journalists who focus on covering human rights and social justice. Apply by Apr 11, 2017.

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April 1, 2017

One-Day Workshop: Covering the Grand River — Covering Any River

The Knight Center for Environmental Journalism at Michigan State University will host a free one-day workshop on Saturday, April 1, for journalists about reporting on river issues such as pollution, wetlands, habitat restoration, water recreation, shoreline development and dam removal. Lunch is included. Enrollment is limited.

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March 31, 2017

DEADLINE: Columbia Energy Journalism Initiative

The Energy Journalism Initiative is a program at the Center on Global Energy Policy within Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.  Its mission is to promote quality journalism in energy. For its inaugural year (2017), a three-day seminar, June 20-23, will be held in New York City for approximately 15 energy journalists. Apply by Mar 31.

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May 31, 2017

DEADLINE: McCloy Fellowships on Global Trends

The fellowships allow American and German experts from journalism, the public sector, think tanks, nonprofits, law, and cultural organizations to research and assess the most pressing topics on the transatlantic agenda while engaging with their counterparts overseas. The fellowships are designed to enhance broader understanding of key policy issues related to global trends while promoting networking across the Atlantic. $5,000 stipend. Apply by May 31, 2017.

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March 20, 2017

DEADLINE: NPF Farm to Table Fellowship

This National Press Foundation  expenses-paid fellowship, May 14-17, 2017, will take U.S.-based journalists to Des Moines, Iowa to learn about food labeling, growing methods, GMOs, pesticide and herbicide use, agriculture research, antibiotics, organics, sustainability and government policy. Deadline: Mar 20.

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March 1, 2017

DEADLINE: National Tropical Botanical Garden’s Environmental Journalism Program

NTBG's Environmental Journalism Program in Hawaii provides specialized working journalists in broadcast, print and online media much-needed information about tropical ecosystems, providing deep background in tropical ecology to enhance the accuracy of reporting on science and environmental issues. Apply by Mar 1.

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