The Sharon Begley-STAT Science Reporting Fellowship is a nine-month fellowship intended for early-career U.S. journalists from racial and ethnic groups underrepresented in the profession, and designed to prepare them for a successful career in science journalism. Applications for the fellowship may be submitted below until June 30, 2021 at 5 p.m. ET. Applicants will need to submit:

  • A personal statement of up to 1,000 words describing yourself, your goals for the fellowship, and how your background, experiences, and career path influenced your decision to pursue this opportunity.
  • A  resume.
  • Links to 3-5 published articles.
  • A letter of recommendation from an individual familiar with your work who can comment on your abilities, your commitment to journalism, and your suitability for this fellowship.

For additional information, visit the Sharon Begley-STAT Science Reporting Fellowship page or contact STAT Managing Editor Gideon Gil at gideon.gil@statnews.com.

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