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Fellowships & Grants

AHCJ-Equity in Health Journalism Fellowships

Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ)

"AHCJ, with support from The Commonwealth Fund, provides financial assistance to journalists who write for media outlets serving under-resourced and/or underrepresented communities that want to attend AHCJ’s annual conference." The fellowship includes conference registration, travel and lodging for the conference, and a year's membership in AHCJ. The 2024 application deadline is April 5 for the conference taking place in New York City from June 7 to 9.
Fellowships & Grants

USC Annenberg National Fellowship

Center for Health Journalism, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

"Our National Fellowship helps journalists and their newsrooms report deeply and authoritatively on the health, welfare and well-being of children, families and communities. The program prepares fellows to report a major enterprise health or social well-being reporting project in the months that follow our initial week of intensive learning in Los Angeles." Fellowships receive a week of training, reporting grants of $2,000 to $10,000, and mentorship on their reporting projects. The deadline for the 2024 National Fellowship is April 10.
Resource Database / Guide

CDC Museum COVID-19 Timeline

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Smithsonian Institution

This timeline, compiled by researchers at the CDC Museum and Smithsonian Institution, provides a recap of important moments in the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. and around the world. It starts in December 2019 and extends through 2022. Items on the timeline include important research, government actions to contain the virus' spread, case and death milestones, and more.
Organization

Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources

The Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources is a nonprofit that aims to help journalists "understand and report on the intersections between society and the environment." The organization offers training and support for journalists covering environmental issues, with a focus on hands-on workshops and field reporting opportunities.
Book

Special issue on careers in scientific editing and publishing

Council of Science Editors (CSE)

"The focus of this issue of Science Editor is on careers and roles in scientific editing and publishing. In 2017, we published a similar special careers-focused issue, and it seemed a good time to explore what has shifted in the past 6 years. This issue includes interviews and articles covering an array of editor roles and positions, many of which are new, have increased in prominence, or significantly changed in the last few years. There are also articles on the importance of training and preparing the next generation of researchers and editors, increasing diversity and equity, and the transition to remote work."
Article

Abortion pill mifepristone: An explainer and research roundup about its history, safety and future

"Amid pending court cases and ballot initiatives, journalistic coverage of medication abortion has never been more crucial. This piece aims to help inform the narrative with scientific evidence." The article includes an explanation and history of medication abortion research and data on access to these medications, and recommendations of sources who may discuss this topic.
Fellowships & Grants

National Tropical Botanical Garden Environmental Journalism Program

National Tropical Botanical Garden

"The Hawaii-based National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) is accepting applications for its Environmental Journalism Program offered May 12–18, 2024. Designed for professional journalists (staff or freelance) working in broadcast, print, online, and other media, the immersive program provides a background in tropical botany, ecology, and biocultural conservation with a progressive approach that honors Indigenous legacies and integrates cultural values. The program is structured to enhance well-informed, accurate reporting on environmental issues with a focus on tropical and island systems and the importance of plant science, conservation, and biodiversity." The deadline to apply for the 2024 program was February 21.
Fellowships & Grants

AHCJ-CDC Health Journalism Fellowship

Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Once a year, AHCJ offers an in-person training for journalists at the CDC campus in Atlanta. Fellows learn about the latest CDC research and data, meet new sources at the agency, learn how to tap CDC resources for their reporting, and network with colleagues. As of February 2024, timing for the 2024 fellowship had not been announced.
Workshop

Media training: Stats essentials for math-averse reporters

SciLine, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

“Many journalists lack confidence when including numbers in their reporting, or they fear misrepresenting the data when it comes to covering facts and figures, studies, or technical reports. This free, one-hour “crash course”—designed for reporters who cover science, health, or environment issues but lack statistics or data training—aims to take the stress out of reporting on the numbers that could be crucial to your next story.” The webinar will be led by Tori Espensen and Emily Mueller, both trained scientists and science communicators. Upcoming dates in 2024 include June 25 and October 24.
Fellowships & Grants

FRONTIERS Science Journalism Residency Program

European Research Council

"FRONTIERS, an initiative funded by the European Research Council, invites applications from science journalists worldwide for immersive residencies at European research institutions. These residencies, spanning 3 to 5 months, offer unparalleled opportunities to delve into frontier research across diverse disciplines, including social sciences and humanities." The program will support four annual calls for applications between 2023 and 2026, supporting up to 40 fellowships. The 2024 application deadline is March 5.
Fellowships & Grants

MIT Environmental Solutions Journalism Fellowships

MIT

"The MIT Environmental Solutions Journalism Fellowship 2024 supports freelance and staff journalists associated with U.S. local/regional newsrooms in developing a high-impact news project that reports on how climate change and/or the shift to a low-carbon economy relates to local communities and regions, in a way that centers local messengers, values, and priorities." Fellows receive support via a virtual workshop with MIT climate scientists, access to an editor, training on MIT resources, republication of the project through MIT and its partners, and stipends of $10,000 plus up to $5,000 for reporting expenses. The deadline to apply for the 2024 fellowship is April 28.
Newsletter

Smart, useful, science stuff about COVID-19

Freelance science writer and editor Robin Lloyd's COVID-19 newsletter, which ran from spring 2020 through fall 2022, regularly shared science writing about the pandemic. The newsletter's archive offers a wealth of great articles covering all aspects of COVID-19.