Deadline:

30 June 2019.

Location:

Berlin, Germany.

(Partially Funded)

Description

Falling Walls Science Fellowship for Journalists & Berlin Science Week-the Falling Walls Foundation-The Falling Walls Foundation

This year the Falling Walls Foundation is offering two types of Fellowships for science journalists: The Falling Walls Science Fellowship for journalists and the Berlin Science Week Fellowship, to attend all Falling Walls events on 8 and 9 November (Falling Walls Lab, Falling Walls Venture, Falling Walls Engage and the Falling Walls Conference).

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The Fellows will get the opportunity to attend all Falling Walls events on 8 and 9 November (Falling Walls Lab, Falling Walls Venture, Falling Walls Engage and the Falling Walls Conference), If they are accepted in the Falling Walls Science Fellowship.

The fellows will be able to attend events of the fourth Berlin Science Week as well as the program of the Falling Walls Conference (Falling Walls Lab, Venture, Engage, Welcome Reception on 8 November and Conference on 9 November), If accepted in the Berlin Science Week. This program includes a guided tour to selected scientific institutions in Berlin and participation in the Berlin Science Award ceremony on 7 November. For more information on Berlin Science week, click here.

For each fellowship program the number of available spaces is 10.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Journalism

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

Falling Walls Science Fellowship for Journalists

4 days: 7–10 November 2019.

Berlin Science Week

5 days: 6–10 November 2019.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

Falling Walls Science Fellowship for Journalists

  • Freelance and full-time journalists or bloggers who hope to advance their knowledge in the area of sciences.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of three years professional journalism/blogging experience in which they have written about the science topics.

Note: Professionals in fields such as research, teaching, public relations and advertising are not eligible.

Berlin Science Week

  • Science journalists with a minimum of three years professional journalism/blogging experience in which they have written about the science topics.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

Falling Walls Science Fellowship for Journalists

The fellowship includes:

  • travel expenses (economy class).
  • hotel accommodation for 3 nights.
  • conference fees and meals (breakfast at hotel, catering during the Falling Walls events).

Berlin Science Week

The fellowship includes:

  • hotel accommodation for 4 nights (including breakfast).
  • free tickets to the Falling Walls events on 8/9 November.
  • free meals during the events and participation at the Berlin Science Week.

How to Apply

First Step: Fill in the online application form.

Second Step: Submit the following papers:

  1. two work samples.
  2. your CV (in English).
  3. a cover letter (in English) stating your motivation to apply for the fellowship.

Note:

  • Please specify in your motivation letter which fellowship you are applying for. You can only apply for one fellowship.
  • The application form must be filled out in English.
  • If you are handing in work samples published in a language other than English you are required to include a brief summary in English of the respective piece.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Amina Osman/ Lebanon

Reviewed by” Hagar Mohamed KhalilEgypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team