The United Nations Foundation invites applications for the Thomas Lovejoy Memorial Press Fellowship in the USA in 2022.
The Fellowship is named after the late Dr. Thomas Lovejoy, the renowned ecologist and Senior Fellow for the UN Foundation who first popularized the term “biodiversity.” Ten journalists will travel to Manaus, Brazil before spending three days at the remote research station in the Amazon. They will have the opportunity to take guided tours of the world’s largest rain forest.
Worth of Award
- Participants’ round trip airfare, visa fees, accommodations, and local travel in Brazil will be covered, along with most meals.
- Other expenses incurred during the trip may be eligible for reimbursement.
- This press fellowship is intended for journalists interested in covering climate change, sustainable development, biological science, and environmental issues, including biodiversity, deforestation, agriculture, nature-based climate solutions, and land use.
- Journalists from all countries are welcome to apply. Applicants must be over 18 years old and have at least three years of professional work experience to be considered.
- Participating journalists will be expected to publish between two to four stories on the topics covered within six months of the fellowship’s conclusion.
How to Apply
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Deadline: The application deadline for the Thomas Lovejoy Memorial Press Fellowship is 11:59 PM EST on Friday, August 5, 2022.