Workshops and Fellowships

June 1, 2016

DEADLINE: Antarctic Artists and Writers Program

This National Science Foundation program supports writing and artistic projects specifically designed to increase the public’s understanding and appreciation of the Antarctic and human endeavors on the southernmost continent. Apply by June 1, 2016.

April 15, 2016

DEADLINE: Travel Fellowships for North American Congress for Conservation Biology

COMPASS is supporting travel fellowships for journalists to attend the Third Biennial North American Congress for Conservation Biology, July 17-20, 2016. Theme is Communicating Science for Conservation Action. Apply by Apr 15.

April 13, 2016

Sensor Reporting for the Environment Workshop

John Keefe, senior editor for Data News & Journalism Technology at WNYC, is your guide for this hands-on, 3-hour evening workshop at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism on how we can use sensors to gather data — on air and water quality, soil pollution, temperatures and more- for engaging environmental stories. Discount for SEJ members.

March 6, 2016

DEADLINE: Water/Science/Energy Journalist Trip to Israel

Experience pioneering water-technology innovation and alternative energy research as part of an expenses-paid journalist trip, Apr 1-8, 2016, organized and sponsored by American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (AABGU). Return with stories, expert sources and insight into how BGU is making its revolutionary technology accessible across the globe: from the desert for the world. Apply by Mar 6.


February 10, 2016

DEADLINE: Freelance Investigative Reporters and Editors (FIRE) Program

A collaboration between Project Word and Investigative Reporters and Editors, FIRE is a one-year pilot project for a program to help independent journalists by providing two services: a complimentary help desk and a virtual newsroom. Deadline is Feb 10, 2016.

February 15, 2016

DEADLINE: Mineral School Residencies for Writers

The Mineral (WA) School will host 15 writers in their historic school house near Mount Rainier in summer 2016, for writers whose work focuses on travel, adventure, and the outdoors. Deadline is Feb 15.

January 31, 2016

DEADLINE: UNITY Journalists for Diversity Fellowship

UNITY Journalists for Diversity is sponsoring a student fellowship for the summer of 2016. A college student dedicated to both journalism and diversity will have the opportunity to attend four different minority media conventions in four cities. Apply by Jan 31.

February 19, 2016


Get paid to intern at Chemical & Engineering News, the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society, for 3-6 months beginning in May or June 2016. Fine-tune your ability to convey complex technical subjects to a diverse range of chemical professionals, and develop multimedia pieces to accompany the stories you write. Apply by Feb 19.

March 1, 2016

DEADLINE: Arthur F. Burns Fellowship

Media professionals, age 40 and under, from the U.S., Canada and Germany are invited to apply for an opportunity to report from and travel in each other's countries. Share professional expertise with your colleagues across the Atlantic while working as a "foreign correspondent" for your hometown news organization. Deadlines: Feb 1, 2016 for German applicants; Mar 1, 2016 for U.S. and Cdn.

January 27, 2016

DEADLINE: Frontline's Environmental Reportage

The Banff Centre's Frontline program series trains and supports writers who are exploring, testing, witnessing and reporting back on some of the most current and pressing issues of our time. This year’s program, Apr 11-23, 2016, is on environmental reportage. Apply by Jan 27.


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