Overview

Professional journalists from all media who want to gain hands-on experience in scientific research and improve their knowledge of environmental science and their skills in science and environmental reporting and are invited to apply for a 2020 Metcalf Institute fellowship. The Annual Science Immersion Workshop fellowships support journalists who:
1) have a demonstrated interested in science and environment/climate reporting,
2) have minimal or no science background, and
3) will significantly benefit from learning about scientific methods and developing contacts and story ideas related to climate change in coastal environments.

Eligibility and Enclosures: See detailed instructions regarding eligibility and required enclosures at metcalfinstitute.org/training/awjeligibility and on the next page of this application.

Applications and enclosures must be submitted electronically and will only be used to evaluate applicants. Do not send hard copies of application materials. 

Be advised that some web browsers do not enable you to exit and re-enter your application. Therefore, applicants are advised to review the sample application document available on the Metcalf website and prepare answers to the application questions in advance in order to complete the online application in a single session.

All applications and required enclosures must be submitted in English. Applications and enclosures in languages other than English will not be reviewed.

Deadline: Applications must be submitted via this online form no later than midnight U.S. Eastern Time on February 14, 2020. Required enclosures must be emailed to fellowships@metcalfinstitute.org or postmarked by midnight U.S. Eastern Standard Time on February 14, 2020.

Application packages that are not complete by the February 14, 2020, deadline will not be reviewed.

More info: www.metcalfinstitute.org
Contact: fellowships@metcalfinstitute.org

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