The Open Notebook/Burroughs Welcome Fund Fellowship

Early-career science writers with less than two years of professional experience are invited to apply for the ten-month fellowship at The Open Notebook.

The Open Notebook is a non-profit organization that provides tools and resources to help science, environmental, and health journalists at all experience levels sharpen their skills.

The fellowship is open to early-career science journalists with less than two years of regular professional science writing experience.

Graduate students in the sciences who are interested in science writing are eligible. International applicants are welcome.

However, applications, including writing samples and letters of recommendation, must be in English.

Although it is part-time, this fellowship requires a significant weekly time commitment, and juggling the fellowship along with a full-time job can be challenging

The deadline is on Thursday 21st October 2021.


Main Criteria

Candidates should provide a brief summary of what training and/or experience they have had in writing stories about science for the general public.

Additionally, please provide a letter of interest, proposals for two stories, a resume, and a letter of reference. Selections for both fellowship periods will be announced by Saturday 18th December 2021.

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