Vermont Law School Summer Media Fellowships

Deadline: 2 March 2016
Open to: staff, freelance, and independent reporters, writers, editors, and producers who are working full time as journalists
Fellowship: USD 1,250 per month, housing, books, and a tuition waiver


At the nation’s premier environmental law school, you can enhance your journalism skills and deepen your understanding of environmental law and policy through their Summer Media Fellowships in USA. Every summer, Vermont Law School‘s Environmental Law Center brings together legal educators, policymakers, practicing lawyers and other leaders in their fields to share their expertise in the Summer Session.

The purpose of the fellowships program is to sharpen journalists’ skills through professional development, so they can advance public understanding of environ​​​​mental and natural resource issues and the laws and policies that affect the lives and the natural world.

Media Fellows a​udit one two-week course between June and July and have access to distinguished faculty and visiting policy leaders.


Media Fellowships are open to full-time online, print and broadcast journalists who cover the environment, natural resources, energy, legal affairs, public health and other environment-related issues.


Fellows will receive a USD 1,250 stipend, free housing, free books, and a tuition waiver. Family members are welcome to join you.

How to apply?

Applicants should submit a resume, two work samples, and an essay of up to 400 words describing their interest in the program. Send application materials to Maryellen Apelquist: latest by 2 March 2016.

For more information, please visit the official website.

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