International Competition for Science Journalist (Win the opportunity to attend and cover EcoHealth 2014)

Application Deadline: June 3rd 2014

EcoHealth 2014
The 5th Biennial Conference of the International Association for Ecology and Health
Montréal, Canada
11 – 15 August 2014

Ecohealth conference is a key forum for researchers, practitioners and educators whose work spans the fields of ecology, human and veterinarian medicine, planning, social sciences, international development and beyond. The conference provides an opportunity to address issues ranging from environmental impact on human and animal health and transmission of infectious diseases, to conservation and ecosystem management, to rural and urban development and planning.

The scholarships
In addition to free registration, the travel grants cover the costs of transportation from your own country, travel visas and four nights of accommodation in Montréal.


  • Journalists specialized in the coverage of health and the environment,irrespective of their gender, age, nationality, place of residence and media (print, radio, TV, web) are welcome to apply.
  • Journalists attending will be expected to publish articles and/or programme content on the various issues addressed by the conference.

Application procedure


  • The jury will select eight professional, fulltime or freelance journalists, specialized in the coverage of health and the environment, with comprehensive experience in traditional and/or digital media
  • . Candidates are asked to send their CV, coordinates, identification pages of their passport, three articles or video or audio productions on health and environmental issues in the language of origin, and a one-page essay in English describing why they should be selected and what they will do if they win the competition.

To apply
Applications – including the applicant’s CV, coordinates, identification pages of the passport – should be sent electronically to:
EcoHealth Prize Competition/
Email: [email protected]

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Worldwide Federation of Science Journalists



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