Grants for young science journalists and communicators to attend the Forum 100xciencia

The Organization of the 100XCIENCIA forum announces a limited number of travel and accommodation grants for students of journalism and young journalists/communicators of science to attend the meeting 100xCIENCIA: Communicating Frontier Science, that wil take place in La Palma (Spain) on October 7-8, 2015.

The deadline for applications is July 19th 2015.

 

100xciencia_cartel_a4The grants will cover the costs of: the journey to La Palma, 4 nights of half-board accommodation (from Tuesday 6th October until Saturday 10th October 2015), transport and meals during the visit to the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory on Friday 9th October, up to a maximum of €1,000.
Requirements for candidates

There are two classes of candidates:

Journalists and scientific communicators less than 35 years old, who can show that they have an active role in the dissemination of information about science, in newspapers and other forms of print, on TV, radio, digital media, blogs, social networks, etc.
Students of journalism or science communication who are in their final two years of a degree or a Master’s, with a demonstrated interest in science journalism.

Applications

Those interested in seeking the 100XCIENCIA travel support should fill in the web form identifying their specific class, and provide the documents listed below, before 24.00h on July 19th 2015.

The event aims at communicating and promoting the scientific excellence of Spanish centres of reference selected according to “a transparent selection process and based on international best practices”.