Friday, 31 January 2014

Metcalf Institute Fellowship for ‘Coastal Impacts: Climate Change in Coastal Ecosystem’ Workshop for Journalists Everywhere

Deadline: 7 February 2014

Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting is inviting applications from early to mid-career journalists from all media for the 16th Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists with the theme ‘Coastal Impacts: Climate Change in Coastal Ecosystem’ being held from 1 to 6 June 2014 at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography. The major objective of the fellowship program is to offer a platform for journalists to participate in the workshop that expose them to the inner workings of science, through hands-on experience in environmental research in the field, laboratory, and conference table.

Journalists who want to improve their skills in environmental reporting and gain a thorough understanding of how scientific research is conducted are highly encouraged to apply for the fellowship. The fellowship covers tuition fee, food and accommodation along with $500 stipend.

Eligibility Criteria –

    Journalists (reporters, producers, editors, photojournalists, columnists, and documentary filmmakers) from around the world and all media types are eligible to apply.

Application form accompanied with a resume, one statement of interest (750-1000 words), professional work samples (print/broadcast/photo journalists and filmmakers have their individual work samples to be submitted. please check the application form for more details), two letters of references (sent directly by referees via email) should be submitted with postmark no later than the deadline.
For more information, please visit Metcalf Coastal Impacts: Climate Change in Coastal Ecosystems Applications Announcement page.

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