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Metcalf Environmental Journalism Fellowships (2) (April)

Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting announces two
exciting fellowship opportunities for early- to mid-career professional
journalists for 2007-2008.

Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting

2007-2008

Environmental Journalism Fellowships

Sponsoring Organization
Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting

Fellowship program #1
Metcalf Institute Ninth Annual Workshop for Journalists
Coastal Impacts: Marine and Environmental Science for Journalists
June 10 - June 15, 2007
This science immersion program for early- to mid-career journalists
provides opportunities to work in the field and lab with scientists and
attend lectures and panel sessions by leading writers and researchers.
The workshop emphasizes data collection and analysis, research methods,
and the integration of science with public policy and the local
community.

Eligibility
Workshop fellowships are available to journalists from all media who are
interested in learning about marine and environmental science for
improved reporting. Limited space is available for qualified non-U.S.
citizens.

Prize
Room, board, and tuition (transportation not included).

Application
Applications must be postmarked by Monday, January 29, 2007. There is no
application fee. Visit

www.metcalfinstitute.org <
http://www.metcalfinstitute.org> for an
application.

Fellowship program #2
Metcalf Institute Diversity Fellowships in Environmental Reporting

September 4, 2007 - June 29, 2008
These 10-month fellowships support six minority journalists to study
marine and environmental science, beginning with an environmental
justice workshop and four weeks of independent study with mentorship at
the University of Rhode Island, and to report on the environment for
nine months with mentorship at one of six news outlets, which may
include: Talk of the Nation: Science Friday; National Geographic
Television; The Providence Journal; Earth and Sky Radio Series; NOVA
Science Television/NOVA Online; Christian Science Monitor; and
NPR-member station, WBUR. This fellowship is supported by a grant from
the National Science Foundation.

Eligibility
Diversity Fellowships are available to six racial/ethnic minority
journalists from all media with U.S. citizenship. A mimimum of two years
of professional journalism experience is required.

Prize
Workshop tuition, a $28,000 stipend, and some travel support for each
fellow.

Application
Applications must be postmarked by April 9, 2007. There is no
application fee. Visit

www.metcalfinstitute.org <
http://www.metcalfinstitute.org> for an
application.

Contact:
Fellowships Coordinator
Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting
URI Graduate School of Oceanography
Narragansett, RI 02882
Tel: (401) 874-6211
Fax: (401) 874-6486

fellowships@metcalfinstitute.org

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