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2013 SfN Science Journalism Student Award

The Society for Neuroscience wants to help two outstanding science journalism students attend the society’s annual meeting — the world’s largest source of emerging news on brain science and health. This year’s meeting will take place in San Diego on November 9-13.

This award is open to both undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in or have recently completed (within the past calendar year) formal education in science or medical journalism; formal education in general journalism and can adequately demonstrate the intent to primarily cover science or medicine; or formal education in a scientific or medical field and can adequately demonstrate the intent to primarily cover science or medicine.

The award will include complimentary meeting registration, four nights’ lodging, and $750 to help defray the expenses of attending. Additionally, recipients will be assigned a mentor who is an experienced professional journalist covering the annual meeting.

Details on eligibility and how to apply

Contact:
Science Journalism Student Award
Department of Public Information
Society for Neuroscience
1121 14th Street, NW
Suite 1010
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 962-4000
Fax: (202) 962-4941
E-mail: pidaward@sfn.org
Web: Science Journalism Student Award
Deadline: October 4, 2013

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