The Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program at MIT

Deadline: 28 February 2019
Open to: full-time journalists with at least three full years of experience covering science, technology, the environment, or medicine
Benefits: stipend of USD 70,000 as well as some additional benefits, including basic health insurance

Description

The Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program at MIT supports a global community of dedicated and thoughtful journalists specializing in science, health, technology and environmental reporting. [email protected] is designed to recognize journalists who demonstrate a high level of professional excellence and accomplishment as well as a long-term commitment to their craft.

Eligibility

To be eligible for a [email protected] Fellowship, applicants must:

  • Be full-time journalists, whether on staff or freelance. Part-time writers or producers are not eligible;
  • Have at least three full years of experience covering science, technology, the environment, or medicine;
  • Be reporters, writers, editors, producers, illustrators, filmmakers, or photojournalists. This includes work for newspapers, magazines, television, radio, and digital media.

Journalists from all countries compete on an equal basis and are encouraged to apply.

Benefits

Fellows receive a stipend of USD 70,000 as well as some additional benefits, including basic health insurance. Under the terms of MIT residency, fellows must refrain from paid professional work during the course of the 9-month program, unless the program director grants prior permission.

How to apply?

[email protected] uses an online application system via Submittable.

For more detailed information, please visit the official webpage.