Eligibility Requirements

Applications are now open for the 2019 EurekAlert! Fellowships for International Science Reporters. Early-career science journalists from China, India, majority-Arab states in the Middle East, and the Balkan region are invited to apply online.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Five (5) years or less of experience as a professional science reporter
  • Based in China, India, the Balkan region, or Arab-majority states in the Middle East
  • Meet EurekAlert!'s reporter and freelancer eligibility criteria
  • Be able to travel to the 2019 AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, USA, February 14-17, 2019.

Application requirements:

  • Proof of employment and length of service with an accredited news media outlet
  • Three recently published work samples
  • Letter of recommendation from an editor or senior reporter (in English)
  • Brief essay (in English)

The deadline for completed applications is September 25, 2018, at 11:59 pm US Eastern Time.