The Kavli Prize is a partnership between The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, The Kavli Foundation (United States) and The Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research.


The WFSJ organizes a competition to win five scholarships that are open to science journalists from all over the world to meet scientists in Norway and to attend the awarding of the Kavli Prizes in Oslo, 3-9 September 2016.

The winning journalists are invited to the Award Ceremony followed by a Banquet, The Kavli Prize Laureate Lectures and the Kavli Prize Symposia. There might also be Kavli Prize Events outside Oslo. The journalists will have the opportunity to interview the laureates.

More information on the Kavli Prize and the five scholarship winners can be found here.


The World Federation of Science Journalists – in collaboration with Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) offered the chance to 8 journalists to interview the top world’s experts on health and the environment in Montreal,  11-15 August 2014. Find out more about this competition here and on the EcoHealth 2014 website. 

EcoHealth 2014 in Montreal, Canada was the fifth international conference organized under the auspices of the IAEH. Previous biennial conferences were held in Wisconsin (2006), Mérida (2008), London (2010) and Kunming (2012).

The scholarships are funded by the International Development Research Centre.


The World Federation of Science Journalists sent 15 journalists on board the Amundsen icebreaker to report on climate change. The winners made their trip during the first half of 2008. Find out more about the project here