Journalists can apply for a international AIDS training fellowships in Vienna

Photo: NPF9 March 2010 - The Journalist to Journalist Project (J2J) of the National Press Foundation is offering scholarships to its four-day training program on HIV/AIDS in Vienna, Austria, prior to the 18th International AIDS Conference. This biennial conference brings together scientists, policy-makers and global stakeholders in HIV/AIDS. The training will take place in Vienna, on July 14-17, previous to the Conference, set for July 18-23.

Thirty fellowships will be awarded to qualified print, radio, broadcast, and online journalists. Applications are encouraged from reporters with experience covering the social, economic and larger societal impact of HIV/AIDS, as well as the science and medicine.

Fellowships, that include air travel, lodging, per diem, and most meals, are open to journalists who have covered HIV/AIDS or health for at least three years. The deadline for applications is 6 April 2010.

Further information in the National Press Foundation's website.

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