AAAS Minority Science Writers Internship

  • Website Address
  • http://www.aaas.org/mswi
  • Contact
  • Scholarshp Committee
  • Address
  • 1200 New York Ave. NW
  • Room 639
  • Washington, DC 20005
  • Email Address
  • mmfellowship@aaas.org
  • Application Deadline
  • February 1, 2018
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
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  • Scholarship Description
  • This program places minority students interested in journalism as a career and who want to learn about science writing at Science Magazine for 10 weeks over the summer. Interns experience what it's like to cover the scientific and technological issues that shape our global community.

    The internship is open to any minority undergraduate with a serious interest in science writing. Preference will be given to those students pursuing a degree in journalism. You must be enrolled in an academic program at the time you submit your application.

    Submission materials:
    -Resume, including any honors, awards, and relevant activities (file name: "your last name_resume")
    Unofficial transcripts of your undergraduate course work (file name: "your last name_transcript")
    Two writing samples. At least one should be about a news event that took place after October 15. (file name: "your last name_writing sample#1")
    -Application Essay: In less than 800 words, tell us about yourself and why you are interested in this internship including:
    1. Your commitment to journalism;
    2. Your thoughts about science and science writing;
    3. Your career goals;
    4. What you hope to get out of this opportunity.
    5. Include any classes, experiences, affiliations, etc. that you think will make you an ideal candidate for this internship.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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