Scribe Varuna residency for science/history non-fiction manuscript

If you have a non-fiction science, micro-history or history manuscript hiding in your top drawer, here's the chance to bring it forth and give it life. Varuna - the writers' house in Katoomba - is partnering with independent press Scribe Publications to offer a week-long, publishing-intensive mentorship and residency. "The residency includes manuscript feedback and … Continue reading Scribe Varuna residency for science/history non-fiction manuscript

Writer-in-residence fellowship at Charles Perkins Centre

The Charles Perkins Centre at the University of Sydney is once again offering its $100,000 Judy Harris Writer in Residence Fellowship to enable an Australian writer in a creative genre to "work on a project related to the issues that the Centre is dedicated to addressing, including health, wellbeing, food, ageing, social disadvantage and cultural … Continue reading Writer-in-residence fellowship at Charles Perkins Centre

Darren Osborne science cadetship at ABC open for applications

Darren Osborne was the long-time science editor at the ABC, co-founded of Sydney Science Writers, an unrepentant space nerd, and lovely bloke who was taken far too young by cancer. In his memory, the ABC has established this regional science cadetship: a 6 month, full-time paid position with ABC's Science unit in Ultimo, Sydney. Applicants … Continue reading Darren Osborne science cadetship at ABC open for applications

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, … Continue reading Science immersion workshop for journalists at Metcalf Institute (US)

Travel fellowships for the 2019 World Conference of Science Journalists

The 2019 World Conference of Science Journalists - a biennial event held next year in Lausanne - is inviting applications for travel fellowships to enable journalists to attend who might not otherwise be able to. The conference is the flagship event of the World Federation of Science Journalists, and attracts thousands of journalists, editors and … Continue reading Travel fellowships for the 2019 World Conference of Science Journalists

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