Science immersion workshop for journalists at Metcalf Institute (US)

The University of Rhode Island’s Metcalf Institute – whose purpose is to foster “informed public conversations about environmental issues” – is accepting applications for its 21st Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists, June 2-7, 2019. Ten fellowships are available – two of them for journalists outside the United States – which includes room, board, tuition, and travel reimbursement up to US $1,000 for internationally-based journalists.

The program is aimed at early- to mid-career, full-time journalists from all media who are looking to start or expand their coverage of the environment. “Applicants must demonstrate a clear need for scientific training in topics relating to global change coastal environments, specifically related to climate change and water resources.”

Applications are due 18 February, 2019. More details here.

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