Science journalism fellowship at BuzzFeed Sydney

BuzzFeed News is offering a paid, 12-week fellowship in science journalism at its Sydney office. The fellowship, which was established in partnership with the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science and the Australian Science Media Centre, is based with the head of news and social news reporting in Australia but will also … Continue reading Science journalism fellowship at BuzzFeed Sydney

Arizona State University Sustainability Journalism Fellowship – applications due May 15

Arizone State University offers a Fellowship in Transdisciplinary Science, to support a journalist to be "on the frontlines of research to see how scientists grapple with the problems of today’s world and forge new directions in science". The one-month fellowship provides a stipend of US$8000, and is aimed at mid-career science journalists with at least seven years … Continue reading Arizona State University Sustainability Journalism Fellowship – applications due May 15

Applications invited for Australian Antarctic Division Media Program

The Australian Antarctic Division's Media Program offers journalists the chance to visit Antarctica and Macquarie Island to report on the AAD's activities. The program offers either a one-week trip to Antarctica or two weeks on Macquarie Island during summer. Applicants must have clearly defined story ideas or a targeted proposal, and will work with the AAD … Continue reading Applications invited for Australian Antarctic Division Media Program

Journalist-in-Residence at Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics

The Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics - also known as the Albert Einstein Institute - is inviting experienced science journalists to apply for residencies at the Potsdam, Germany location. The residencies are open to journalists in any medium, freelance or in-house, and go for up to two months. "The goal is to strengthen the … Continue reading Journalist-in-Residence at Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics

Mayo Clinic-Cronkite medical journalism fellowship – applications due soon

The Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, in partnership with the Mayo Clinic, offers a one-week medical journalism fellowship "comprised of a week of interactive discussions, hands-on learning and experiential activities designed to bolster the knowledge and skills that top professional journalists need to cover medicine". There are 15 all-expenses-paid fellowships … Continue reading Mayo Clinic-Cronkite medical journalism fellowship – applications due soon

Last call for 2018 Knight Science Journalism MIT fellowships

Applications for the nine-month fellowship program with the Knight Science Journalism program at MIT are due by February 28, 2018. The fellowships are offered to just ten science journalists each year from around the world, and enable participants to attend field trips, seminars and training sessions, develop a course of study, and produce a research … Continue reading Last call for 2018 Knight Science Journalism MIT fellowships

Applications open for Copyright Agency Cultural Fund grants

Applications are now open for the Copyright Agency Limited Cultural Fund's annual grants for Australian writers, publishers and artists. The IGNITE grants provide up to $5000 to an individual to enable them to "to acquire knowledge, to undertake mentorships, internships, residencies, leadership opportunities, and strategic promotional opportunities." In 2017, I was fortunate enough to receive … Continue reading Applications open for Copyright Agency Cultural Fund grants

Media fellowships in environmental law

The Vermont Law School's Environmental Law Center is offering fellowships to full-time online, print and broadcast journalists (including freelance) who report on the environment to attend a two-week course at the facility in June/July this year. The course enables attendees to "learn from experienced litigators who have won major cases and from policy experts in climate change, … Continue reading Media fellowships in environmental law

Marine Biological Laboratory Science Journalism fellowships now open

The Marine Biological Laboratory at the University of Chicago is inviting applications for its Science Journalism Program fellowships for science, health and environmental journalists. The environmental hands-on research program involves a ten-day program of "field and laboratory science immersion at the MBL in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, a world center for marine, biomedical, and environmental science, … Continue reading Marine Biological Laboratory Science Journalism fellowships now open

Entries for Kavli Prize journalism scholarships close January 15

The World Federation of Science Journalists is offering five international scholarships for journalists to attend the Kavli Prize week in Oslo (1-6 September, 2018). The Kavli Prize has been awarded every two years since 2008 in astrophysics, nanoscience, and neuroscience. The prize consists of 1 million US dollars in each field, and a gold medal presented … Continue reading Entries for Kavli Prize journalism scholarships close January 15