The application form will go live on December 1, 2021! Applications accepted on January 31 and July 31.
Ever wanted to write about a new and growing industry that is gaining traction in the health and wellness sector in various parts of the world? Well, this is your chance to prepare a well-researched and creative pitch.
The Ferriss – UC Berkeley Psychedelic Journalism Fellowship offers journalists reporting grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to report in-depth print and audio stories on the science, policy, business and culture of this new era of psychedelics. In addition to underwriting individual stories, the Fellowship aims to establish and nurture a new generation of journalists covering the frontlines of this rapidly changing field. They are looking for big, underreported, narratively compelling stories placed in rich political, economic, scientific, and cultural contexts. And, they are committed to supporting journalists from diverse backgrounds and of all nationalities.
The documentary film Fantastic Fungi is a tribute to the incredible ecosystem of mushrooms that sustains life on Planet Earth. It also covers research about the role of psychedelics in treating some mental health disorders. You can watch the trailer of this documentary below. Maybe it will inspire your story pitch!