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The Council for the Advancement of Science Writing Travel Fellowships to attend the annual New Horizons in Science briefing for journalists in Washington, D.C. USA

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Application Deadline: August 29th 2018

The Council for the Advancement of Science Writing offers travel fellowships to cover the cost of attending the annual New Horizons in Science briefing for journalists.

The annual conference brings together top-rank scientists and leading science reporters for an in-depth look at seminal developments in science, medicine and technology that are likely to make news in the coming months. Fellows will also have the opportunity to participate in the day-long professional workshops sponsored by the National Association of Science Writers that immediately precede the briefing.

The fellowships are intended primarily for reporters from smaller metropolitan print and broadcast news outlets, freelancers and webcasters with a demonstrated interest in science writing. They offer a unique introduction to science reporting that will prove of long-term benefit to the individual and the profession. CASW will, upon request, assign a veteran science writer to serve as personal mentor to the fellowship recipient.

Requirements:

Applications for travel fellowships require:

  1. A brief (no more than 500-word) expression of interest
  2. A nominating letter from a senior editor, news director or producer
  3. A resume (with home and office telephone numbers)
  4. No more than 3 clips or broadcast transcripts (on any topic).

Apply and upload materials online at Submittable. If you have questions, contact Sylvia Kantor.

 

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the The Council for the Advancement of Science Writing Travel Fellowships

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