Journalism Fellowship in Exploring Earth and Space at Arizona State University 2019

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2019/07/01
Journalism Fellowship in Exploring Earth and Space at Arizona State University 2019

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Arizona State University (ASU) invites mid-career journalists from all over the world to apply for the Earth and Space Journalism Fellowship 2019. The fellowship in transdisciplinary science will immerse journalists who have demonstrated record of science reporting in research and related academic endeavors. Fellows will explore all aspects of Earth and space sciences to better understand the changing dynamics of Earth and its place in the cosmos. Fellows will work alongside some of the leading researchers and students in the sciences from among the many ASU schools, institutes and centers, exploring all aspects of Earth and space exploration and its impact on society at large. Fellows will also participate in related workshops, conferences and offsite meetings and courses, where appropriate, and be at the forefront of timely scientific research. ASU is a leader in Earth and space sciences and is the home of the School of Earth and Space Exploration, as well as a host of researchers devoted to the topic. 

Required qualifications:

  1. Applicants must be current, full-time journalists with a demonstrated record of accomplishment in covering science, technology, environment or medicine in the national or international news media
  2. Each applicant must demonstrate her or his status as a full-time working journalist (any beat) consecutively for at least the previous seven years
  3. Applicants may be reporters, writers, editors, producers or program hosts. They may work for newspapers, magazines, news websites, television, radio or multimedia
  4. International applicants must be able to obtain a visa and other required travel credentials
  5. Fellows will be expected to be in residence at Arizona State University full-time for the full term of the fellowship (housing is the responsibility of the fellow and could require advanced payment)
  6. The fellow will refrain from professional reporting during the fellowship (blogging and social media activities are permitted and encouraged)
  7. Fellows will be required to give one guest talk or lecture at the School of Earth and Space Exploration, the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and/or to give or participate in one public talk or panel discussion related to the topic of the fellowship

Benefits:

The Arizona State University Fellowship in Transdisciplinary Science supports a journalist for one month (30 calendar days) with a $8,000 stipend so that person can be on the frontlines of research to see how scientists grapple with the problems of today’s world and forge new directions in science. The Fellowship will provide an opportunity that transcends a journalist’s usual short-term, deadline-driven reporting focus to explore a specific area of use-inspired, transdisciplinary research more deeply. The journalist will discover the state of limitations of current approaches, understand trends and the nuances of scientific debates in relevant fields, and interact with the top scientists collaborating across disciplines.

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Eligibility

Nationality
United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Gender
Both gender
Interest
Media and Journalism, Science

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Young Professionals, Mid Career Professionals
Funding
Partial funding
Opportunity Coverage
Stipend/ Living allowance
Opportunity will take place in
United States
Required Documents
CV, Cover Letter, Research Proposal, Sample of your work, Recommendation Letter

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Media and Journalism
Educational Level
Bachelor
Required Languages
English
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