By: E&P Staff
The National Press Foundation is offering what’s billed as the first comprehensive progrram for jouranlists on Alzeheimer’s Disease. “This four-day, all-expenses-paid program will feature experts on topics including the latest research in prevention, diagnosis and treatment; the soaring costs of care and lost productivity; and the personal stress of care-giving,” the NPF announcement said.
The program includes discussions with lawmakers on Capitol Hill.
Fifteen fellowships will be awarded to qualified print, broadcast and online journalists.
In addiiton to completing the online application here, journalist must submit a letter of support from a supervisor, and two samples of work.
Applications must be received by 5:00 PM EST October 18. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted, NPF said.
The program is underwritten by Pfizer Inc., contributions from the Lawrence Taishoff Endowment Fund at NPF, and the NPF programs fund.