Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation offers travel grants for science journalists

The Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation offers 15 travel grants of up to 3,000 euros to enable journalists to take part in the 4th HLF from September 18-23, 2016. The grants will cover the travel costs as well as board and accommodation during the stay in Heidelberg.

Dalia ElAkkad from Egypt was one of the science journalists to receive a HLF scholarship in 2015. Here at Sir Micheal AtiyahDalia ElAkkad from Egypt was one of the science journalists to receive a HLF scholarship in 2015. Here at Sir Micheal Atiyah's press conference. Günter M Ziegler to the right. Photo: Anne-Marie Astad

Until May 15, 2016, journalists from all over the world are invited to apply, irrespective of their media affiliation (print, TV, online, radio). The applications must include the following: a short CV, three samples of work (indicating respective medium), a synopsis of publications to date (indicating respective medium), planned contributions regarding the HLF as well as a preliminary travel itinerary including estimated costs.

Please send your travel grant applications to: media@heidelberg-laureate-forum.org. Application deadline: May 15, 2016

This September, recipients of the ACM A.M. Turing Award, the Fields Medal, the Nevanlinna Prize and the Abel Prize gather in Heidelberg to meet with 200 young researchers from all over the world at the 4th Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF).

Recognizing the importance of a vital communication network, the Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation will provide 15 travel grants for journalists to cover the Forum and connect with the preeminent scientists of mathematics and computer science.

 

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