New opportunity for NASW members

The Winthrop Rockefeller Institute invites members of the National Association of Science Writers to apply for a scholarship to attend the 5th Nanotechnology for Health Care Conference at its conference center on Petit Jean Mountain in Arkansas.

The conference features national and international experts in the evolving field of nanotechnology. The atmosphere at the conference is small and intimate, which encourages relaxed exchanges. Partners for the conference include leading Arkansas research institutions.

The scholarship is offered exclusively to an NASW member with the goal of facilitating exchange among researchers in nanotechnology and science writers. The recipient must agree to attend the full conference, to be held April 2-4, 2014, and write an evaluation for the internal use of the conference planners.

Who is eligible?

  • NASW members who are science writers working for media organizations
  • NASW members who are freelance writers publishing in the media

What is included in the scholarship?

  • Roundtrip economy air fare and transportation to the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute
  • Lodging and all meals during the conference
  • Conference fees

Application deadline is March 7, 2014. For the application process and to apply for the scholarship, go to www.arkansasnanohealth.com/nasw-scholarship.

For more information on the Nanotechnology for Health Care Conference, go to www.arkansasnanohealth.com.

For questions, please contact conference coordinator Payton Christenberry at pchristenberry@uawri.org or 501-727-6255.