Science Journalists – Apply now for travel grants to the World Science Forum South Africa!

Open Call for Applications

For the first time, the World Science Forum will be taking place in South Africa!

One of WSF2022’s main objectives is to support the profession of science journalism, particularly in the ‘global south’.

The Office of the Chief Scientist of Quebec, the Fonds de Recherche du Québec, the South African Department of Science & Technology (DST), and INGSA have joined forces to provide travel grants to journalists from right across the world.

Thanks to this grant, the aim is to bring attention to WSF2022 as an unrivalled platform where print and audio-visual journalists, editors, bloggers and social media can rub shoulders with speakers and delegates to discuss and report on the latest scientific, policy and civil society developments.

The open call and selection process will be exclusively managed by the World Federation of Science Journalists & SciCom – Making Sense of Science.

WHAT: Travel & Accommodation Grant Scheme for Journalists to attend the World Science Forum & Pre-Workshops in Cape Town, South Africa from Saturday 3rd to Saturday 10th December, 2022.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Closing 30th September 2022.