To help recognise emerging medical science journalists, Germany's medical journal Deutsches Ärzteblatt, the World Health Summit, the European Union of Science Journalists' Associations (EUSJA), and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting will grant the "Next Generation of Science Journalists Awards" at the World Health Summit (WHS) in Berlin, Germany. The application is open to all science journalists that have a maximum of five years of working experience. Each of five winners will receive 500 Euro to recompense travel expenses.

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Deadline Date
Deadline Date: 
September 1, 2014
Application Info: 
  • One article may be submitted on the main topic of "Health", which must have been published after January 1 2013. The article must be informed by an appropriate scientific background.
  • The article may be published in any form: print, digital, acoustic, or visual. Audio and video content is to be made available via web-link.
  • Submissions will be accepted from every country; however, English is required. Translations will be accepted if the original article is attached.
  • The applicants are to be at the beginning of their career as science journalists with a maximum of 5 years' experience.
  • A short CV (one page) and a scan of a current passport must accompany the submission.

Submissions should be sent to science-journalist-award@worldhealthsummit.org

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World Health Summit website on June 25 2014. Image credit: World Health Summit