The Rosalynn Carter Mental Health and Climate Change Fellowship

Due to an incredible response, we have closed applications for this new fellowship. If you already have an application in progress, please submit by 11:59 p.m. ET on June 28. Thank you for your interest.

The mental health climate change fellowship will be announced on August 1, 2024.

MH Climate Change Fellow - Eligibility and Requirements

Applicants must:

1. Be from and located in a country outside of the United States, identified as low-socioeconomic level. 

2. Have at least three years of professional experience in journalism (writing, reporting, editing, producing, filmmaking, et al). Projects are tailored to fellows’ experience and interests and should be relevant to the dynamic mental health and substance use landscape in their country or coverage area. Fellows employed full-time are not required to leave their jobs. Preference is given to journalists who work with or for a media outlet that expresses support for and commitment to publishing or broadcasting fellowship projects.

3. Have a strong interest in the impacts of climate change on mental health and reporting on related topics. Previous mental health reporting experience is not required.

4.Submit a completed application with letters of support and recommendation. Due to the timing of this fellowship, letters will be accepted beyond June 28. Please see application for more details.

5. Attend mandatory, expense-paid Fellowship Training Meetings in September at the beginning and end of the fellowship year at The Carter Center in Atlanta. The next meeting will be held September 16-17, 2024.

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