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, 2017
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • See Description
  • 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.

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!

  

Hispanic Scholarships

Scholarships by Type

Latest College & Financial Aid News

Campus Leaders’ Big Responsibilities Often Mean Big Bucks

December 6, 2016

by Susan Dutca

The mantle of "College President" is one that includes a lot of responsibility and scrutiny, but for some in the higher ranks, the lucrative pay makes it worth it. According to data released by The Chronicle of Higher Education, some private-college presidents have made over $5.4 million in a single year. The average annual salary for full-time college/university presidents in 2014 was roughly [...]

End-of-Year Scholarships

December 1, 2016

by Susan Dutca

Perhaps your 2017 New Year's Resolution is to earn more free college money - that's our goal for you! 2016 is now coming to an end, and so are these scholarship deadlines, so hurry and apply to these end-of-the-year awards while you still can! Girls Who Illustrate Awesomeness Scholarship [...]

Trump to Reverse Obama's Initiatives on College Sexual Assault?

November 29, 2016

by Susan Dutca

The incoming Trump administration could reverse President Obama's actions on college sexual assault, giving hope to those who claim their lives were destroyed by false rape claims. However, this raises concerns for some that perhaps those who have been victims of sexual assault and made legitimate reports may not get the protection they deserve. Since 2011, colleges and universities have been [...]

Follow Us:

facebook twitter rss feed