Grants are open to early- or mid-career journalists:
From Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda.
Working for international, national, local or community-based media.
Producing stories for digital, print, television or radio as well as other expert media practitioners reporting for a media-focused organization.
With a track record of covering conservation and wildlife stories.
Stories can be produced in English, Kiswahili or local languages. Applicants who intend to write or produce stories in Kiswahili or local languages should also include a translation of the headline and a short summary in English for publication by EJN.
Freelancers with a demonstrable plan for publication and a letter of interest from an editor are encouraged to apply. Similarly, photojournalists and multimedia practitioners with published visual work are also eligible.