February 9, 2011

Armenise-Harvard Italian Science Writer Fellowships, Italy

Fellowship Program for Italian Science Writers in Italy – 2011

Study Subject: Science Writers
Employer: Giovanni Armenise-Harvard Foundation
Level: Young Italian science writers

Scholarship Description:
The Giovanni Armenise-Harvard Foundation, in conjunction with the Italian Science Writers Association (UGIS), has launched a Science Writers Fellowship Program for young Italian science writers working in Italy.

Each year two Italian science writers at the beginning or mid-career are selected to spend a week in June or July at Harvard Medical School. Science Writer Fellows have the opportunity to interview top HMS researchers from diverse fields, tour laboratories, attend Armenise-Harvard and/or HMS symposia and conferences, meet science writers from the HMS community, and work with editors at HMS.

Eligibility and Grant Application Process:

Candidates must:
  • Be Italian science writers in the earlier stages of their career, who are currently working in Italy.
  • Have a good command of English and previous experience writing about science for the general public.
Award recipients will be expected to provide a full report, in English and in Italian, to both the Armenise-Harvard Foundation and to UGIS at the end of the fellowship. Science Writer Fellows are also asked to send UGIS and the Foundation copies of any articles published as a result of the Fellowship within one year of the termination of the Fellowship

Scholarship Application Deadline: March 15, 2011

Further Scholarship Information and Application

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