When to apply: February 1 – March 15 2022. Journalists can apply with a one page proposal for reportage.
What does the proposal require: Journalists can send their applications with the following documents to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject ‘Application – 3CS Media Fellowship’.
- A list of five story ideas for original climate change reportage with a clear mention of location, point of view of those whose voices are less heard. These can be series of stories with an in-depth look at many elements on the ground or be completely different story ideas. Eventually they can be 1000-word published pieces or 3-5 minute videos.
- CV of the applicant with all coordinates and two samples of previously published work.
- One ID proof.
Who can apply: Journalists from marginalised communities reporting from South India – Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and the Union Territories of Pondicherry, Lakshadweep, and Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Adivasi and Dalit journalists will be prioritised. Women are particularly encouraged to apply.
Who will be judging the entries: A three member core committee — with two representatives from media partners, and one member from the Centre for Climate Change and Sustainability (3CS) — will be the decision making body. This information will be shared transparently closer to the date.
Who will translate the stories once submitted: The Centre for Climate Change and Sustainability will provide support for translations.
Who will publish the stories: The Centre for Climate Change and Sustainability will work with media partners to publish the stories once completed.
All queries regarding the fellowship may be directed to email@example.com.
Download the brief in other languages below:
Tamil – 3CS Media Fellowship Brief
Malayalam – 3CS Media Fellowship Brief
Telugu – 3CS Media Fellowship Brief
Kannada – 3CS Media Fellowship Brief