17 May 2019


United States of America.
(Fully Funded)


Wood Hole Oceanographic Institute – Ocean Science Journalism Fellowship 

It is a one-week, residential experience open to professional science writers, producers, and editors working for print, broadcast, radio, and Internet media.

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Created in 2000, the program is designed to introduce science journalists to the interdisciplinary and wide-ranging fields of oceanography and ocean engineering.

Through seminars, laboratory visits, and brief field expeditions, Ocean Science Journalism Fellows gain access to new research findings and to fundamental background information in engineering, marine biology, geology and geophysics, marine chemistry and geochemistry, and physical oceanography.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Science Journalism.
  • Writing.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

one week.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • At least two years of writing, producing, or editing experience for a general-interest audience.
  • Freelancers, book authors, and writers from nontraditional media may also be considered, but should be able to show a substantial portfolio of work.
  • International journalists are welcome to apply. Please include English translations of your work samples.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

WHOI covers travel expenses for all fellows and room and board for one week.

How to Apply

First Step: There are two means of applying:

You may mail your completed application form and hard copies of required materials (postmarked no later than May 17, 2019) or apply online by filling out the online application form (see Apply now) and uploading all of the required materials by the application deadline.

Second Step: Required materials:

  • Completed application form.
  • Current CV or resume.
  • One page letter stating why you want to attend this program and what you hope to gain from it.
  • Three samples of professional work, ideally completed within the past two years. (Uploaded articles should be in the form of PDFs or direct web links to specific work samples.

Third Step: If you are mailing hard copies of your application and required materials, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Fill out and print the printable application form.
  2. Applications must be postmarked by the deadline, and mailed to:
Erin Koenig
Ocean Science Journalism Fellowship
Mail Stop #16
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA 02543
Materials received after the deadline will not be considered. 

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