EGU Science Journalism Fellowships for International Journalists, 2015

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European Geosciences Union (EGU) is offering science journalism fellowships for journalists to report on ongoing research within the Earth, planetary and space sciences. Successful applicants will receive up to €5000 to cover expenses related to their projects. Winner(s) will receive part of the award in advance and part upon successful completion of their project(s). The winning project(s) should be completed within 12 months of the date of the award. The EGU 2015 General Assembly is taking place in Vienna, Austria from 12 to 17 April 2015. The application deadline is 19 November 2014.. The European Geosciences Union (EGU) is once again offering fellowships for journalists to report on ongoing research in the geosciences. Successful applicants will receive up to €5000 to cover expenses related to their projects. Now in its 4th year, the successful and ever more popular EGU Science Journalism Fellowship aims to promote excellence in the reporting of geoscientific research. The award is intended to allow journalists to follow geoscientists on location and to develop an in-depth understanding of their research questions, approaches, findings and motivation.. Fellowships are available to journalists for undertaking research projects.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Fellowships are awarded for journalists to report on ongoing research within the Earth, planetary and space sciences. Competitive proposals will (1) focus on a topic in the geosciences (including planetary and space sciences) with potential broad public appeal, (2) preferably feature leading Europe-based researchers and (3) outline an original, creative and well-informed approach to the subject.
Who can apply to this scholarship? The EGU is now inviting proposals from professional, active journalists to report on ongoing research within the Earth, planetary and space sciences. Competitive proposals will (1) focus on a topic in the geosciences (including planetary and space sciences) with potential broad public appeal, (2) preferably feature leading Europe
· based researchers, and (3) outline an original, creative and well
· informed approach to the subject. They particularly encourage applicants to submit proposals to report on new and exciting research areas that the wider public may be less familiar with.
Benefits of the scholarship: Successful applicants will receive up to €5000 to cover expenses related to their projects.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: The winning project(s) should be completed within 12 months of the date of the award. Winner(s) will receive part of the award in advance and part upon successful completion of their project(s).
Number of scholarships: A single or multiple fellowships can be awarded.

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