This Radio Television Digital News Foundation program offers cash awards to beginning radio and television journalists who are employed in electronic journalism and have 10 years or less experience in the field. Apply by Apr 30, 2015.
The East-West Center in Honolulu is accepting applications until May 5th for the SJS, Aug 19-Sep 10, 2015 to Washington, DC; Nashville, Tennessee; Honolulu, Hawaii; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; and Delhi, India. Theme is "Bridging Gaps in U.S. Relations with the Muslim World." Participating journalists will include at least four American and six Asian journalists from countries with substantial Muslim populations.
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.
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.
Many writers already realize that their work is not merely an indoor, sedentary pursuit but that the best ideas come in a flash while we are doing other things that have nothing to do with writing. SEJ member Chris Woodside will teach you how to tap this energy productively, and regularly — immersing in the natural world, with no agenda — in beautiful Squam Lake, NH. Keynote speaker is Mark Kramer (pictured), director of Boston University's The Power of Narrative writing conference.