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For the ninth year in a row, the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings invites NASW members who are working journalists, editors, or freelancers to apply for travel funding to attend the Lindau Meeting. Applications are due on Friday, April 1.

Apply now for a Lindau travel fellowship

NASW members are invited to apply for travel grants to attend the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting June 28-July 3 in Lindau, Germany. Apply by March 1, 2015, for the opportunity to connect with 60+ Nobel Laureates in physiology & medicine, physics, and chemistry and over 600 young researchers from 80 countries.

Travel fellowships to ScienceWriters2013 available

We are pleased to announce that NASW is providing over $20,000 in travel fellowship support for attendance at ScienceWriters2013, November 1-5 in Gainesville, Florida. Applications due September 12. Read on for details and visit sciencewriters2013.org for full information on the meeting.

Where to find journalism funding

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The National Association of Science Writers is pleased to announce a new resource for science journalists — the Funding Sources database. Available to all NASW members, the database was developed by member Madeline Bodin. It includes grants, fellowships, and other types of funding for which science writers may qualify. For information about joining NASW and taking advantage of the Funding Sources database, please see our membership benefits page.

Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings travel funding

Looking for ways to cover science on a tight travel budget? For the fifth year in a row, the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings invites NASW members who are working journalists or freelancers attending on assignment from a media outlet to apply for travel funding to attend the Lindau Meeting. Deadline: April 4.

Submit a workshop proposal for ScienceWriters2012

We need your help to ensure that educators, staff writers, freelancers, public information officers, students, writers, editors, early career, late career, new members and veterans find something to fit their needs among the workshops. Workshops can be targeted at a specific group, e.g. a master class or newbies, or creatively crafted in such a way as to be applicable to the larger mission and themes of NASW. Read on for details on how to submit a proposal and put yours in by March 1.

Travel funds for Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

Looking for ways to cover science on a tight travel budget? For the fourth year in a row, the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings invites NASW members who are working journalists or freelancers attending on assignment from a media outlet to apply for travel funding to attend its meetings of Nobel Laureates. Applications due April 6.

New information on travel grants to WCSJ 2011

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NASW will be providing travel grants for NASW members who wish to attend the World Conference of Science Journalists in Doha, Qatar, June 27-29, 2011. The grants are named in honor of former NASW president Laura Van Dam, who championed international collaborations among science journalists. Applications due March 22.

Get involved with ScienceWriters2011: Proposals due March 10

Make it your meeting. NASW workshop proposals are due March 10. Get involved and bring your ideas for professional development sessions to life. For submission details, see www.sciencewriters2011.org or read on.

Laura Van Dam Fellowships: Stay tuned for update

An updated announcement, with extended deadline, on the details of the Laura Van Dam Travel Fellowships for travel to the World Conference of Science Journalists 2011 will be issued around March 2, pending final details of the conference given historic events in Egypt.