World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) Travel Scholarships to Attend the Kavli Prizes Awards


Be one of up to 5 journalists to win a scholarship and get the opportunity to attend the Kavli Prize. Meet and exchange with the winners of the Kavli Prize awarded in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience.


Take part in all the events during the Kavli Prize week in Oslo, 3 – 9 September 2016. Get front row seats at the Award ceremony in presence of HM King Harald V. The scientific program will include the laureates’ lectures as well as popular science lectures by some of the world’s leading science communicators.

There might also be Kavli Prize Events outside Oslo. The journalists will have the opportunity to interview the laureates.

Candidates are asked to submit three (3) articles or audio or video productions on astrophysics, nanoscience or neuroscience in the language of origin, and a one-page essay in English describing why they should be selected and what they will do if they win the competition.

Description of Ideal Candidate:

The competition will be open to science journalists from all over the world.

Cost for a participant: None

Fully Funded  by the organizers.

  • The WFSJ will manage the travel arrangements of the participants. The conference registration fees will be waived for these journalists.
  • The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters will cover accommodation for the journalists and provide necessary support documents for their visa application if applicable.
  • If any of the journalists want to attend Kavli Prize Events outside Oslo, the scholarship should cover the travel costs, while the Academy will cover accommodation.

Deadline:January 15, 2016

Program Starts:September 03, 2016

Program Ends:September 09, 2016

Visit for more info.


Good luck