Two travel grants offered to members of WFSJ to attend the Abel Prize week in
Oslo, Norway, 18-20 May 2020.
The Abel Prize is an annual international prize for outstanding scientific work in the
field of mathematics. In addition to honoring outstanding mathematicians, the Abel
Prize shall contribute towards raising the status of mathematics in society and
stimulating the interest of children and young people in mathematics.
Journalists receiving a scholarship will have the opportunity to interview the
Laureate(s) and have access to all the events, including the award ceremony, the
banquet, and the Abel lectures. The grant covers travel expenses. The hotel in Oslo
is being provided by the Abel Prize organisers.
To apply, please send the following to firstname.lastname@example.org: a copy of your CV, a
letter indicating your interest in the field and your experience in covering
mathematics, your name, media, country, the name of your national WFSJ member
association, and your contact information.
Application deadline: 18 March 2020.
Applications will be reviewed between 18 March -1 April 2020 by a WFSJ selection
Winners will be notified during the first week of April.