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Society for Neuroscience (SfN) Science Journalism Student Award 2018

Society for Neuroscience (SfN) Science Journalism Student Award 2018

Deadline: August 31, 2018

Society for Neuroscience (SfN) invites nominations for the 2018 Science Journalism Student Award. The Science Journalism Student Award enables students pursuing a science or medical journalism degree to attend the SfN annual meeting. Two awards are granted each year.

Recipients get complimentary meeting registration, four nights’ lodging, and $750 to help defray the expenses of attending the meeting. Additionally, recipients are assigned a mentor who is an experienced professional journalist covering the annual meeting. SfN makes every effort to pair awardees with a mentor based on mutual interests in print or broadcast journalism. SfN media staff are also available to advise award recipients how to navigate and report on the meeting.

Eligibility

  • This award is open to both undergraduate and graduate students
  • Students are enrolled in or have recently completed (within the past calendar year)
  • formal education in science or medical journalism; or
  • formal education in general journalism and can adequately demonstrate the intent to primarily cover science or medicine; or
  • formal education in a scientific or medical field and can adequately demonstrate the intent to primarily cover science or medicine.

Application

The following materials are required:

  • Cover letter describing applicant’s career goals and how attending the meeting will help achieve them
  • Resume or CV
  • Two published clips, if available
  • Letter of recommendation from an instructor or professor

Submit all materials in English to pidaward@sfn.org

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