Application Materials


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We will announce the summer session application period here and via Facebook and Twitter in early spring.

Eligibility:

The Writing Fellowship is offered to current students enrolled in an accredited college or university degree program and to graduates who have completed a degree within the past five years.

Submit via email:

  • A 300- to 500-word essay explaining why you are interested in science writing and our Writing Fellowship. Please include relevant information about your professional/academic background and your current level of comfort with science writing and communication. Your essay should convey a sense of understanding of our publication’s mission and content.
  • Please provide a brief writing sample, no more than 500 words; the sample can be from an academic paper or whatever you choose.
  • A letter of recommendation from an instructor or mentor (recommender should email letter to writingfellowship@earthzine.org).

Application materials should be attached to an email with the subject heading “Earthzine Writing Fellowship Application.” In the body of your email, please introduce yourself and provide:

  • Your full name
  • Contact information: email, mailing address, and telephone number
  • University affiliation, course of study, degree(s) sought or conferred, and graduation date
  • How you learned about the Writing Fellowship

Emails and inquiries should be sent to: writingfellowship@earthzine.org