Workshops and Fellowships

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.

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.

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.

May 1, 2023

DEADLINE: Orion Environmental Writers' Workshop

This annual workshop, hosted by Orion Magazine and the Omega Center for Sustainable Living, connects you with leading writers/editors. Learn more about environmental writing and deepen your relationship with place. Apply by Mar 15 (earlybird); May 10 (final) for the June 18-23, 2023 workshop in Rhinebeck, NY.

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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.

March 15, 2019

DEADLINE: Arctic Opportunity for Science Journalists

The Alfred Wegener Institute invites proposals from media professionals to spend six weeks aboard a Russian icebreaker reporting on a climate research mission in the Arctic, mid-September to late October 2019. Apply by Mar 15.

March 12, 2023

DEADLINE: Ida B. Wells Fellowship

This one-year fellowship, honoring the pioneering African-American activist and investigative reporter, promotes diversity in journalism by helping to create a pipeline of investigative reporters of color who bring diverse backgrounds, experiences, and interests to their work. Fellows receive $25,000, travel and other costs, editorial guidance from a dedicated editor at Type Investigations and more. Deadline is Mar 12, 2023.

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February 10, 2023

DEADLINE: NAJA-NBC News Summer Fellowship

The Native American Journalists Association and NBCUniversal are partnering to give NAJA member-students real world experience and exposure to one of the world’s leading news divisions as a paid summer 2023 intern.  Deadline to apply is Feb 10.

February 22, 2019

DEADLINE: IJNR's Lower Mississippi River Institute

The Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources invites journalists on an expenses-paid learning expedition down the Lower Mississippi to get a first-hand look at some of the stories along its shores, April 24-May 1, 2019, visiting small river towns to large global ports as we travel from St. Louis to New Orleans. Apply by Feb 22.

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February 1, 2019

DEADLINE: ICN’s Environmental Reporting Workshop for Midwest Journalists

InsideClimate News, the Pulitzer Prize-winning national nonprofit newsroom, will hold a free, two-day training for about ~12 winning applicants from March 7-8, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. The workshop will be focused on business journalism and center on covering the clean-energy economy in the Midwest. Deadline is Feb 1.

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