Workshops and Fellowships

July 16, 2019

DEADLINE: Journalism Fellowships for Innovations in Food and Agriculture

From tariffs to technology, U.S.-based journalists will learn the latest developments in food and ag at this expenses-paid National Press Foundation training program, Sept. 15-18, 2019 in St. Louis, Missouri. Deadline is Jul 16.

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July 1, 2019

DEADLINE: ASU Earth and Space Journalism Fellowship

Arizona State University's Fellowship in Transdisciplinary Science supports a journalist for one month with an $8,000 stipend so that person can be on the frontlines of research to see how scientists grapple with the problems of today’s world and forge new directions in science. Deadline: July 1, 2019.

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June 26, 2019

DEADLINE: IJNR's Bristol Bay Institute

The Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources invites journalists on an expenses-paid learning expedition to Alaska, Aug 31-Sep 7, 2019, to explore topics including mining in the Bristol Bay watershed; fisheries management; Indigenous sovereignty and resources management; climate change and its impacts on the region; land use issues; and more. Apply by Jun 26.

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July 22, 2019

DEADLINE: Documentary 3.0

This Social Documentary Network learning experience, taking place Sep 10-Dec 31, 2019 via remote conferencing and in person, is for documentary photographers to learn concepts and skills to make a project come alive and increase audience engagement. $1,500 USD. Scholarships available. Apply by Jul 22.

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May 17, 2019

DEADLINE: Science Essentials for Political Reporters

SciLine invites applications by May 17 for an all-expenses-paid workshop, Aug 4-6, 2019, designed to arm journalists — including those without deep backgrounds in science — with the knowledge and context they need to incorporate research-based evidence and data into their 2020 campaign coverage. Key topics include energy and climate; agriculture, water and the environment; and immigration and trade.

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August 12, 2019 to August 19, 2019

Yellowstone River Field Institute

Sharpen your skills in telling effective and compelling stories via Montana-based Freeflow Institute's intensive issues-based journalistic exploration of the issues facing public lands, communities and ecosystems in the Yellowstone region. Co-hosted by freelance writers/photographers Alexis Bonogofsky and Elliott Woods. Some scholarships available; apply by Apr 15.

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May 3, 2019

DEADLINE: IJNR's Water Quality Institute

The Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources invites journalists on an expenses-paid learning expedition through Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and Illinois, June 23-29, 2019, to use water-quality stories in the Great Lakes Basin to highlight similar water-quality issues across the United States. Apply by May 3.

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May 1, 2019

DEADLINE: Murray Fromson Journalism Fellowship

The 2019 Fromson Journalism Fellowship, May 31-Jun 7 in Israel, is for journalists who cover environment, renewable energy, water research and innovation. Theme is "AgTech in the Negev". Applications are due by May 1; however, selections will be made on an ongoing basis up to the deadline.

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February 1, 2020

DEADLINE: Orion Environmental Writers Workshop

This annual workshop, hosted by Orion Magazine and the Omega Center for Sustainable Living, is a longstanding, unique opportunity for participants to connect with leading writers and editors, learn more about environmental writing, and renew, illuminate, and deepen their relationship with nature. Apply by Feb 1 for the Mar 8-14, 2020 workshop in Portal, AZ.

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May 1, 2020

DEADLINE: Institute for Environmental Journalism Summer 2020

The Pulitzer Prize-winning news organization InsideClimate News' summer journalism program is for high school students and recent grads to explore the nation's most pressing environmental concerns, Jul 5-17, 2020, through ambitious journalism immersed in the rugged coast of Maine at the College of the Atlantic. Scholarships available. Deadline: May 1.

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