ScienceWriters2016 Travel Fellows

With ScienceWriters2016 only a month away, deadlines for hotel discounts and registration are approaching. Check out accommodation options at and book by Friday, Oct. 7, to receive the discounted meeting rate. And don’t forget to register for the meeting at Registration closes on Thursday, Oct. 13, but certain events like field trips and even the Saturday NASW workshops may reach capacity before then so don't delay.

Together with the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing, our partners in these ScienceWriters conferences, and DiverseScholar, a former Idea Grant recipient that’s found ongoing support for its project, we are pleased to announce the ScienceWriters2016 travel fellows:

CASW New Horizons Travel Fellowship

  • Nancy Averett, freelance
  • Jacob Roberts, Staff Writer, Chemical Heritage Foundation
  • Amy Mayer, Harvest Public Media Reporter, Iowa Public Radio<

DiverseScholar SciComm Diversity Travel Fellowship

  • Clinton Parks
  • Frieda Wiley
  • Iveliz Martel
  • So Hae (Irene) Park

NASW Travel Fellowship

  • Beryl Benderly
  • Karen Blum
  • Liz Droge-Young
  • Oscar Salvador Miyamoto Gomez
  • Paul McDivitt
  • Michael Newman
  • Rodrigo Perez Ortega
  • William Schulz
  • Christina Selby
  • Aaron Sidder
  • Leah Shaffer
  • Diana Steele
  • Christina Sumners
  • Alison Takemura
  • Sarah Witman
  • Sheila Yong

NASW Graduate Travel Fellowship

  • Aylin Woodward, UC Santa Cruz
  • Roni Dengler, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Ellie Kincaid, NYU
  • Rachel Spurrier, Johns Hopkins University

Fellows will receive financial support for attendance at ScienceWriters2016. Congratulations to all of the fellows and many thanks to the volunteer judges who read through many applications.

We look forward to seeing you in San Antonio starting on Oct. 28!

— The ScienceWriters2016 team: NASW, CASW, and a consortium of San Antonio's scientific community led by the Texas Biomedical Research Institute and BioBridge Global

October 3, 2016

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