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SCHOLARSHIPS TO ATTEND THE KAVLI PRIZES AWARDING IN NORWAY! 3-9 SEPTEMBER 2016, APPLY NOW! DEADLINE TO APPLY 15 DECEMBER 2015

June 17, 2015 posted in Competitions
Scholarships to Attend the Kavli Prizes Awarding In Norway 3-9 September 2016. Deadline to Apply: 15 December 2015! 

Competition for Science Journalists

The competition to win five scholarships is open to science journalists from all over the world to meet scientists in Norway and to attend the awarding of the Kavli Prizes in Oslo, 3-9 September 2016.

The winning journalists will be invited to the Award Ceremony followed by a Banquet, The Kavli Prize Laureate Lectures and the Kavli Prize Symposia. There might also be Kavli Prize Events outside Oslo. The journalists will have the opportunity to interview the laureates.


Target group

The competition will be open to science journalists from all over the world.

Entry guidelines

  • The World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) oversees the competition and is solely responsible for the selection of the winning journalists.
  • The jury, a sub-committee of the WFSJ-Board, will select the five journalists on the basis of submitted work. 
  • Candidates are asked to submit three articles or audio or video productions on astrophysics, nanoscience or neuroscience in the language of origin, and a one-page essay in English describing why they should be selected and what they will do if they win the competition.

Practical arrangements

  • The WFSJ will manage the travel arrangements of the participants. The conference registration fees will be waived for these journalists.
  • The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters will cover accommodation for the journalists and provide necessary support documents for their visa application if applicable.
  • If any of the journalists want to attend Kavli Prize Events outside Oslo, the scholarship should cover the travel costs, while the Academy will cover accomodation.
Applications

To apply, you should send via email to:info@wfsj.org. The title of the email message should include: Kavli Prize Competition/WFSJ.
  • 3 articles or audio/video productions on astrophysics, nanoscience or neuroscience in the langage of origin
  • One essay in English describing why you should be selected  and what will you do if you win the competition
  • Your CV
  • Coordinates
  • Identification pages of your passeport and the requested material.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: 15 DECEMBER 2015

If you need more information contact us via info@wfsj.org or visit the Kavli Prize
website.


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