Applying to the Logan Science Journalism Program
The application forms for the Biomedical and Environmental Hands-On Laboratory courses are different. Please make sure you use the form for the program you want to apply to:
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In addition to the SJP application form, applicants must submit the following supplemental material (one electronic copy of each, including this form, collated by section A-E.)
A. Statement (not to exceed 1,000 words) describing your journalistic experience and professional goals, and explaining how this fellowship or laboratory course will benefit your career. (To be provided by all applicants.)
B. A list of science courses taken after high school and a brief description of any science laboratory experience you have had. (To be provided by all applicants.)
C. Biomedical Hands-On Lab applicants who wish to extend their stay: Your choice of at least two major course or research areas in which you would be most interested (e.g., Embryology, Microbial Diversity, Biology of Parasitism, Neural Systems & Behavior, Neurobiology, or Physiology), and the reason for your choicesee the MBL's website for a complete list of summer courses and course descriptions.
D. Six electronic samples of your science writing or editing. At least half of the samples should have been published within the last two years. Do not send works-in-progress or other unpublished works or elaborate presentations such as complete books, newspapers, magazines, or scrapbooks. Broadcast samples should be 30 minutes or less. Editors or broadcast directors should include brief descriptions of their involvement with each story. (To be provided by all applicants.)
E. A brief statement describing your proficiency in English. (To be provided by all applicants whose first language is not English.)
F. Three confidential letters of recommendation, mailed or e-mailed by the evaluators directly to the Logan Science Journalism Program at the MBL (firstname.lastname@example.org), no later than March 1. Where possible, one letter should be from a current or recent supervisor of your professional work. Please indicate below the names, affiliations, and telephone numbers of those who will be submitting letters on your behalf. (To be provided by all applicants.)