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SciWri12 NASW travel fellows named

NASW is pleased to offer over $10,000 in travel fellowships this year to assist science writers with travel and registration costs for the ScienceWriters2012 meeting. Read more to see the winners.

2012 Lindau Fellows Selected

Two NASW members have been selected to attend the 62nd Meeting of Nobel Laureates this summer. Congratulations to Alaina Levine and Danielle Venton, recipients of travel funding from Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings.

NASW sponsors Student Travel Fellowships to AAAS

The National Association of Science Writers will once again sponsor travel fellowships to the upcoming AAAS meeting for undergraduate students interested in science journalism. As many as 8 students will receive up to $1,000 in travel expenses to attend AAAS in Vancouver, Canada Feb. 16-20, 2012. NASW's education committee will select students to receive the fellowship and will pair each one with a veteran writer for a one-day mentoring program.

2011 Laura Van Dam Fellows selected

Seven recipients of the 2011 Laura Van Dam Fellowships for travel to the World Conference of Science Journalists in June have been selected.

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.

NASW sponsors Student Travel Fellowships to AAAS

The National Association of Science Writers will once again sponsor travel fellowships to the upcoming AAAS meeting for undergraduate students interested in science journalism. As many as 10 students will receive up to $750 in travel expenses to attend AAAS in Washington, D.C., Feb. 17-21, 2011. NASW's education committee will select students to receive the fellowship and will pair each one with a veteran writer for a one-day mentoring program.

NASW sponsors Student Travel Fellowships to AAAS

The National Association of Science Writers will once again sponsor travel fellowships to the upcoming AAAS meeting for undergraduate students interested in science journalism. As many as 10 students will receive up to $750 in travel expenses to attend AAAS in San Diego, Feb. 18-22, 2010. NASW's education committee will select students to receive the fellowship and will pair each one with a veteran writer for a one-day mentoring program.

NASW mentoring program student travel fellowships to AAAS

The National Association of Science Writers is pleased to announce the 2009 NASW Student Travel Fellowships to AAAS. As many as 10 undergraduate students interested in science journalism will receive up to $750 in travel expenses to attend the 2009 AAAS meeting in Chicago. The meeting will be held from February 12 to 16, 2009. NASW's education committee will select students to receive the fellowship and will pair each one with a veteran writer for a one-day mentorship program.

Investigator Awards in Health Policy Research

The Investigator Awards in Health Policy Research program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) funds highly qualified individuals to undertake broad studies of the most challenging policy issues in health and health care facing America. Grants of up to $335,000 are awarded to investigators from a variety of disciplines. Successful proposals combine creative and conceptual thinking with innovative approaches to critical health problems and policy issues.