Fellowships & Grants

National Science-Health-Environment Reporting Fellowships (SHERF)


Journalists interested in building careers reporting on science, health and the environment are eligible to apply for these cross-disciplinary fellowships designed to provide training, networking, mentoring, new sources and story ideas, while allowing them to continue their paid work. The year-long fellowships are open to early-career journalists interested in covering any or all of the three fields. It includes training programs, free trips to conferences, mentorship, and more. In 2024, the program will provide 12 fellowships starting in March. The deadline for applications is 6 p.m. ET on February 23, 2024. There will be an informational meeting on February 7. Visit the link for more information and to apply.