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Contest for science journalism students open

Students pursuing a degree in medical or science journalism can receive an award to attend the world’s largest neuroscience meeting in Washington.

The Society for Neuroscience will grant two Science Journalism Student Awards.

The award includes free registration, four nights’ lodging and US$750 to defray additional costs. Each winner will receive guidance from a professional journalist covering the meeting and an orientation to cover the Neuroscience 2018 conference.

Undergraduate and graduate students who are receiving a degree in general journalism must show a serious intent to cover science and medical issues professionally. Recent graduates can also apply.

The deadline is Aug. 31.

For more information on how to apply, click here.

(sursa: International Journalists’ Network)