Apply now for Lindau Fellowships

For the sixth year in a row, the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings invites NASW members who are working journalists, editors, or freelancers attending on assignment from a media outlet to apply for travel funding to attend the Lindau Meeting.

The 63rd Meeting of Nobel Laureates, which is dedicated to chemistry this year, takes place June 30-July 5, 2013, in Lindau, Germany. These meetings bring together Nobel Laureate scientists with hundreds of young researchers, and NASW members are invited to join in the conversations. They are currently expecting 35 Nobel Laureates and 600 young researchers from approximately 70 countries to participate. To learn more about the meetings, visit The website includes a list and profiles of the attending Nobel Laureates.

NASW leadership will select two NASW members to receive this travel funding. The funding covers roundtrip economy airfare to Germany (reimbursed during the meeting), 5 nights accommodation (booked by the Council), and the conference fee. Meals and ground transport are not covered, but some meals are included in the program, and media are invited to all open events.

To apply, send a short statement of application indicating how this fellowship would impact your work (no more than 300 words) with your full contact information to no later than Monday, April 8, 2013. Be sure that "Lindau2013" is in the subject line.

Recipients will be notified prior to April 25. NASW will administer the selection process, but the successful applicants will work with the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings for all travel arrangements and other issues. Thank you to the Council for their continued support of this fellowship program.

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