SciDev.Net, with support from the Association of British Science Writers (ABSW), would like to encourage investigative science journalism in the Global South and has established a Fellowship to enable a journalist to carry out a detailed investigation.

Schermata 2014-09-12 alle 15.03.23The Fellowship is open to all science journalists living and working within non-OECD countries who are employed by or freelance for a media outlet.

This Fellowship will support a journalist who would otherwise not be able to carry out this work. It will be judged by a panel of highly credible and respected professionals working in science journalism.

The fellowships will provide a cash prize (£3500/$5837), laptop, mentoring support from experts in science journalism, and training/conference opportunity.

This fellowship is supported by the Association of British Science Journalists with funding from the International Development Research Centre.

The deadline for applying is October 10th, 2014. (follows on the website of