Workshops and Fellowships

March 1, 2015

DEADLINE: Ted Scripps Fellowships in Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado, Boulder

Deepen your understanding of environmental science and policy, and enhance your journalism skills at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. Open to U.S. journalists (reporters, editors, producers and freelancers) working in print or broadcast with a minimum of five years' full-time experience. Prior experience covering the environment is not necessary. $50,000 stipend. Deadline: March 1, 2015.

January 31, 2015

DEADLINE: Nieman Fellowships for Journalists

The Nieman Foundation selects at least 12 U.S. and 12 International journalists for Nieman Fellowships each year. Spend 10 months at Harvard pursuing a course of study of your own design. $65,000 stipend plus housing, childcare and health insurance allowances. Deadlines: December 1, 2014 for International applicants; January 31, 2015, for U.S. applicants.

February 1, 2015

DEADLINE: Knight-Wallace Fellowships at Michigan (U.S.)

Full-time journalists in any media with five years' experience may apply for these 8-month Fellowships which are designed to broaden perspectives, nurture intellectual growth and inspire personal transformation. $70,000 stipend, plus all tuition, fees and Fellowship news tours. Deadline: Feb 1, 2015.

December 1, 2014

DEADLINE: Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford

Twenty U.S. journalists with minimum seven years' professional experience will receive nine months of study, intellectual growth, and personal change at one of the world's greatest universities. $65,000 stipend plus supplements for housing, child care, health insurance and books. Deadline: December 1, 2014.

May 11, 2015 to May 16, 2015

Santa Fe Science Writing Workshop

The 20th annual Workshop takes place May 11-16, 2015, in Santa Fe, NM, directed by New York Times science writers and authors Sandra Blakeslee and George Johnson. Apply early; there's usually a waiting list. The workshop is usually full by mid April.

June 1, 2015

DEADLINE: The Mesa Refuge

Choose a two- or four-week residency program 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. Deadline: Jun 1 for Fall 2015.

February 16, 2015

DEADLINE: Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada Media Fellowships

The Media Fellowships, valued at up to $10,000 each, offer up-and-coming and established journalists the opportunity to spend time in Asia, researching and preparing stories. Apply by February 16, 2015.

May 8, 2012

Beyond Ideology: How Should We Feed Ourselves If We Care About Nature?

Faced with ever-increasing population and ever-decreasing food systems, five scientists discuss the challenges and potential solutions that could feed the people and protect nature. The fourth installment of The New York Academy of Sciences' and The Nature Conservancy's four-part series Discourses on Nature and Society.

April 16, 2012

Nature and the City: What Good is Urban Conservation?

There's a new energy across the United States about recapturing nature in cities, but can these efforts rebuild biodiversity? Leading scientists, authors, and urban conservationists discuss the science behind and promise for today’s urban conservation efforts. The third installment of The New York Academy of Sciences' and The Nature Conservancy's four-part series Discourses on Nature and Society.

February 23, 2012

Creating the Next Conservation Movement—Or Do We Even Need One?

How can we build a new U.S. conservation and environmental movement to meet the challenges of the new century...or is the desire to mainstream environmentalism just a symptom of the problem? The second installment of The New York Academy of Sciences' and The Nature Conservancy's four-part series Discourses on Nature and Society.

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