McGraw Fellowships provide experienced journalists with funds and editorial support to produce in-depth stories on critical issues related to the global economy, finance and business. Fall deadline: Dec 15, 2016. Spring deadline: May 31, 2017.
Full-time journalists in any media with five years' experience may apply for these eight-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 for US applicants; varies for international applicants. Deadlines: Dec 16, 2016 (international applicants); Feb 1, 2017 (US applicants).
Veteran magazine writer/SEJ member Wendee Nicole's eight-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 Dec 17, 2016.
FASPE Journalism is a fully-funded, two-week summer program, in Germany and Poland, that uses the conduct of journalists in Nazi Germany as a launching point for an intensive study of contemporary journalism ethics and how to apply the lessons of history to journalism’s ethical challenges. Apply by Jan 5, 2017.
The Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources will bring a group of journalists to Waukesha, the first U.S. city outside of the Great Lakes watershed to receive permission to withdraw water under the Great Lakes Compact, to see how the city will get water from Lake Michigan, treat it and send it back to the basin while also discussing its bigger-picture impacts. Apply ASAP; space is limited.
Are you hunting for inspiration and tools to elevate your beat writing? Invest in your creativity and your career with this writing workshop led by Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and world-renowned writing coach Jacqui Banaszynski, Jan 9-13, 2017 at the Madeline Island School of the Arts in Wisconsin.
The Nieman Foundation selects up to 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: Dec 1, 2016 for International applicants; Jan 31, 2017, for U.S. applicants.
Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting invites early- to mid-career journalists to apply for one of ten fellowships to attend its 19th Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists: Global Change in Coastal Ecosystems, June 4-9, 2017, at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography. Apply by Feb 6.
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. $56,000 stipend. Deadline: Mar 1, 2017.