Application for the Berlin Science Week Fellowship

This year, the Falling Walls Foundation is offering a Berlin Science Week Fellowship.

Date: 6–10 November 2019

Number of places: 10

Programme: The Berlin Science Week Fellows are invited to attend events of the 4th Berlin Science Week as well as the programme of the Falling Walls Conference (Falling Walls Lab, Venture, Engage, Welcome Reception on 8 November and Conference on 9 November). The Fellowship Programme is a great possibility to connect with Berlin-based and international scientific institutions and to network with colleagues from all over the world. The programme also includes a guided tour to selected scientific institutions in Berlin and participation in the Berlin Science Award ceremony on 7 November, hosted by the Governing Mayor of Berlin.

The fellowship includes: hotel accommodation for 4 nights (including breakfast), free tickets to the Falling Walls events on 8/9 November, free meals during the events and participation at the Berlin Science Week.

Please note: The fellowship does not cover travel expenses to and from Berlin.

Eligibility: Science journalists with a minimum of three years professional journalism/blogging experience in which they have written about the science topics.

Deadline: 31 July 2019

The application form must be filled out in English. Please note: If you are handing in work samples published in a language other than English you are required to include a brief summary in English of the respective piece. 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to send us an email to fellowship@falling-walls.com.

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Applicants must complete the online form below and submit two work samples together with a cover letter stating what they would like to cover at the conference by 15 September 201

If you have work samples that cannot be uploaded to your online application or submitted via links (i.e. a CD or DVD, a magazine that is best viewed in print), you are required to mail us those work samples. Work samples that are submitted after the above mentioned deadline might not be considered.