DEADLINE: #SEJ2024 Philadelphia Conference Travel Diversity Fellowships

Event Date: 
January 5, 2024

The Society of Environmental Journalists and The Uproot Project are partnering to offer diversity fellowships (worth up to $2800) to support journalists’ attendance at #SEJ2024 in Philadelphia. .

Please note: Fellowship funds are extremely limited; if you have other sources of funding (such as your employer's travel budgets or student conference funds) please pursue those first to maximize the funds available for your fellow journalists.
Conference Diversity Fellowships will provide:

  • Complimentary SEJ one-year membership/renewal, if eligible ($70 value)
  • Complimentary member-rate registration for #SEJ2024 inclusive of ticketed events ($800 value)
  • Up to five (5) nights’ lodging at SEJ’s conference hotel ($1000 value)
  • Travel (airfare, ground travel to/from airport, and travel day meals) reimbursement up to $1000

Application requires:

  • Resume/CV or LinkedIn profile (students can provide college transcript)
  • Letter of support or recommendation
  • Links to portfolio website or recent, relevant environmental coverage

Applicants must agree to SEJs COVID-19 Protocols and Anti-Harassment Policy:

Judging Schedule:

  • Deadline: January 5
  • Judges review: January 8-15
  • Fellows notified: January 16-19
  • Fellows accept: January 22-26
  • Fellows announced: January 29

In partnership with The Uproot Project:

The Uproot Project is a network for journalists of color who cover environmental issues, as well as students and others aspiring to cover this beat. Uproot is dedicated to advancing the careers of journalists of color who’ve been historically underrepresented in this field. Uproot membership is currently free for journalists of color and we encourage you to sign up.

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