Veteran magazine writer/SEJ member Wendee Nicole's six-week course will teach you how to break into new markets, learn how to write killer queries and know what editors want for their magazines and online publications. Next course begins Aug 8, 2015.
The Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources will take journalists to Maryland, Sep 15-20, 2015, to explore threats to the Chesapeake Bay region, including nonpoint source pollution, depleted fisheries, and a population that grows by 100,000 residents each year. Apply by Aug 12.
This free specialized reporting institute, Nov 12-13, 2015 in Gainsville, Florida (from the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications and the Robert R. McCormick Foundation), is designed for any journalist or weather broadcaster reporting on water issues and the impact of climate change. Apply by Sep 1.
COMPASS is hosting travel fellowships for journalists to attend the 21st Biennial Society for Marine Mammalogy Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals in San Francisco this December. Apply by Sep 11.
The program, designed to encourage in-depth coverage of topics of pressing concern to the United States and Japan through individual short-term policy-related projects, is open to U.S. and Japanese citizens as well as nationals of other countries who can demonstrate strong and serious long-term affiliations with research communities in Japan or the U.S. $23,500 stipend. Apply by Sep 15.
Apply by Nov 1, 2015 to be considered for an internship with High Country News (HCN) in Paonia, CO, in Winter/Spring 2016 or the Jan-Dec 2016 fellowship. Both include free housing and cash stipend. Native American journalists, Hispanic journalists and those from other under-represented backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Fifteen fellows, chosen from US professionals 40 years or younger, will complete a 9- to 12-month professional development program consisting of high-level work phases in major German institutions and a traveling, European-wide seminar series. Typically, at least five of the competitively chosen Bosch Fellows are from the field of Journalism/Mass Communications. Apply by November 1.
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: Dec 1 for Spring 2016.