Monday, October 29, 2007

Fellowships Available to Journalists Interested In Science and Environment

From The Foundation Center...

Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting Offers Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists

Deadline: January 28, 2008

The Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting ( http://www.metcalfinstitute.org/ ) is recruiting journalists for its tenth annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists (June 8-13, 2008).

The workshop offers ten fellowships for early to mid-career journalists to attend a week-long science immersion workshop at the University of Rhode Island's Graduate School of Oceanography ( http://www.gso.uri.edu/index_msie_big.html ).

Participants work in the field and lab, attend lectures and discussions by leading writers and researchers, and participate in journalism clinics. The program is open to journalists from all media who are interested in learning about science and the environment. Applicants should have a minimum of one to two years experience in journalism and a strong interest in science reporting. Each fellowship provides tuition, room and board, and limited travel reimbursement.

Additional information and applications are available at the Metcalf Institute Web site. RFP Link: http://fconline.foundationcenter.org/pnd/10009446/metcalfinst

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