October 17, 2017

AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows Awarded by American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

The AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows is a Stipend sponsored by American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Information About the Scholarship:

Amount of Stipend: Average – $4500, stipend for living expenses
Application Deadline: 15-January
Scholarship Requirements: Program places students as reporters, researchers, and production assistants for a 10-week period during the summer with media organizations nationwide.
Eligible for: College senior, Doctoral-level study, Master’s-level study, Other postgraduate-level education

Awarded by:

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
1200 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20005
USA
Email: kmalloy@aaas.org
Phone: 202 326 6760
Fax: 202 371 9849
Website: http://ehrweb.aaas.org/ehr/MassMedia

Contact Details:

Katrina Malloy
Project Coordinator

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American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)