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2024 Knight Science Fellowship at MIT | Up to $85,000


Knight Science Fellowship at MIT supports a global community of dedicated and thoughtful journalists specializing in science, health, technology and environmental reporting.

The program is designed to recognize journalists from around the world who demonstrate a high level of professional excellence and accomplishment as well as a long-term commitment to their craft. Journalists from all countries compete on an equal basis and are encouraged to apply.


  • Fellows receive a $85,000 stipend paid out in installments over 9.5 months

  • Relocation allowance

  • Basic health insurance for each fellow and their family


To be eligible for the Knight Science Fellowship, applicants must:

  • Be full-time journalists, whether on staff or freelance. Part-time writers or producers are not eligible.

  • Have at least three consecutive years of experience covering science, health, technology and environmental reporting.

  • Be reporters, writers, editors, producers, illustrators, filmmakers, or photojournalists. This includes work for newspapers, magazines, television, radio, and digital media.

Deadline: January 15, 2024

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