Members-only features and content

Many features of the ScienceWriters web site are restricted to NASW members.

Members are asked not to share members-only content with non-members.

  • Member directory: A searchable index of contact information for science writers, including areas of specialty and expertise.
  • ScienceWriters Compensation Survey: A detailed report of compensation based on results from 600+ member surveys collected in late 2013 and published in 2014. New results coming in 2022!
  • Funding sources: A searchable list of grants, fellowships, and other types of funding for which science writers may qualify.
  • The Fine Print: A searchable archive of contracts for journalism work.
  • Access to scientific journals including Elsevier's ScienceDirect, a database of full-text articles from over 2,500 scientific and medical journals; American Physical Society journals; Annual Reviews; Nature; the New England Journal of Medicine; and the Journal of the American Medical Association. (Limited to professional and student members)
  • Setting up a member web page: How to set up an individual web page on the ScienceWriters site at no charge to professional (not student) members.
  • Jobs bank: A 90-day archive of job ads for full-time, part-time, freelance, contract, and other work, including internships.
  • Discounts: A listing of discounts available to NASW members on workshops, software, and more. We are adding to this section, so please email if you have discounts to offer. (Limited to professional and student members)
  • Member email aliases: Forward your mail to a personal email account from an address of your choosing. Just use the "edit your profile" link when logged in, then scroll down on the "Addresses/email" tab. (Limited to professional and student members)
  • Information access database: Share your experiences trying to get access to scientists or information from uncooperative institutions, including government agencies, corporations, nonprofits and universities.

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EurekAlert! Travel Awards

Eric and Wendy Schmidt Awards for Excellence in Science Communications