Council for the Advancement of Science Writing


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Graduate school fellowships

Taylor/Blakeslee University Fellowships

The Council for the Advancement of Science Writing offers fellowships of $5,000 to working journalists and students of outstanding ability who have been accepted for enrollment in graduate-level programs in science writing. Science writing includes writing about science, medicine, health, technology and the environment for the general public. Fellowships are not available to those intending to pursue careers in technical writing.



Questions regarding membership, CASW events and fellowships should be addressed to Sylvia Kantor, CASW Administrator and Communications Manager, at:

P.O. Box 17337
Seattle, WA 98127
Phone: 206.880.0177


Those interested in supporting CASW should contact Executive Director Rosalind Reid.

In Focus: 

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CASW joined with the Knight Science Journalism Center at MIT, Harvard's Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy and other organizations to bring a discussion of "The Future of Science Journalism" to the Cambridge (Mass.) Science Festival on April 28, 2009.

The program's speakers included MIT President Susan Hockfield, New York Times Managing Editor Jill Abramson and a panel introduced by CASW President Cristine Russell.


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