World Federation of Science Journalists

GRANTS! EUROPEAN CANCER CONGRESS 25-29 SEPTEMBER 2015 VIENNA, AUSTRIA. DEADLINE TO APPLY JULY 15TH!


May 29, 2015

GRANTS! European Cancer Congress. 25-29 september 2015. Vienna, Austria

Reporting on Cancer

The European School of Oncology is collaborating with the European CanCer Organisation (ECCO) to offer grants to up to 15 European health journalists to attend the ECCO 2015 Congress. Successful journalists will have access to the Congress and Press areas. In addition there will be a daily meeting of the ESO group on a particular issue so those attending can question some specialists in more detail and share experiences.

Journalists will receive:

  •    4 night’s accommodation arranged by ESO (26, 27, 28 and 29 September)

  •    A grant of up to 500 euros (max) for travel/transfers

  •    A per diem of 30 euros per day for food

Eligible journalists are:

  • Early and mid-career journalists, freelance or staff, covering health stories in print/broadcast/online mass media, who would not normally have the chance to attend ESMO Congress

  • From any country within the WHO Europe region

  • With an interest in reporting on medical progress from the perspective of the practical implications for patients

The deadline for applications is the 15 July 2015.

Further information including how to apply can be found on the ECCO website