⚠️UPDATE: The application deadline for the EurekAlert! Travel Awards now extended to May 7! Open to all early-career science journalists from the hashtagBalkans and hashtagEasternEurope. Two winners will receive travel funding from EurekAlert! to attend the 2025 AAAS Annual Meeting in Boston! See the eligibility requirements and apply: https://lnkd.in/eAprFgRA. Applications close on May 7 at 11:59 p.m. US Eastern Time.


This year’s competition for travel funding to attend the 2025 AAAS Annual Meeting is open to early-career science journalists in the following countries:

  • The Balkans: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia

  • Eastern Europe: Bulgaria, Czechia, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine

Applicants must have no more than five years of professional science journalism experience in order to be eligible for the fellowship. 

Applications must include: proof of employment and length of service with an accredited news media outlet; three original, bylined science reporting work samples from 1 Jan 2023 to now; and, a brief essay in your preferred language. An optional letter of recommendation from an editor, senior reporter, or other journalism mentor can be included. 

Full details and entry form on EurekAlert.

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