Mary G. Hager Memorial Grant

Mary Hager was the very first member of IJNR’s Board of Trustees, and served until her death in 2020. Mary was a versatile freelance writer who retired from Newsweek magazine in 2000 after a long, productive career as a Washington-based correspondent and contributing editor. Mary reported extensively on issues of science, space, medicine and the environment.The Mary G. Hager Grant will be given to an early-career female journalist whose proposal focuses on the public-health impacts of the environment. Proposals may be for up to $1,000. Journalists who apply for but don’t receive a Mary Hager Grant will also be considered for Frank Allen Field Reporting Grants.

Opportunity offered by:

Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources

All of IJNR’s programs are designed for reporters and editors who aspire to produce deeper, more explanatory news coverage of issues such as water quality, quantity, and use, climate change,…
Opportunity type


Location(s) where available

United States (all)

Areas of focus

Natural Resources

Application deadline:
April 14, 2023
This is a recurring opportunity