Heidelberg Laureate Forum 2016: 15 travel grants for science journalists

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This is where young mathematicians and computer scientists meet the stars in their fields. At the Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF), young researchers spend a week sharing ideas and opinions with world-famous scientists. The 4th HLF will be taking place from 18 to 23 September 2016. 15 science journalists can apply for travel grants for the 2016 networking event.

Who can apply?

Requirements for applicants include the following:

  • Journalists from all over the world can apply.
  • The medium in which the journalists work (print, TV, online, radio) makes no difference.
  • The application must include a brief curriculum vitae, three samples of the applicant’s work, an overview of publications (stating in each case the medium of publication), information about planned articles about the HLF and a provisional travel itinerary with estimated costs.

What form does funding take?

The supported journalists receive a grant of up to 3,000 euros, which covers travel expenses and the costs of accommodation.

Where do I submit my application?

Applications can be sent by mail to this address: media[at]heidelberg-laureate-forum.org
Please use the following link to register (both participants and travel grant applicants):

When is the closing date for applications?

The closing date for applications is 15 May 2016.

More information can be found here:

www.heidelberg-laureate-forum.org > Travel grants available

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