Funded Fellowship to attend HIVR4P Conference 2016 in Chicago, USA

Funded Fellowship to attend HIVR4P Conference 2016 in Chicago, USA

Deadline: June 10, 2016

HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P 2016) is offering fellowships to attend and cover the conference to approximately 25 journalists from around the world. The journalist fellowship program is designed to help build journalist capacity to report on biomedical HIV prevention, and to generate high-profile media coverage of advances and challenges in prevention research, especially in communities that are heavily impacted by the epidemic.

Journalists will participate in a two-day, onsite workshop with leaders in various fields of biomedical prevention research, designed to help them better understand and report on research developments from the conference.

Fellowship Benefits

HIVR4P journalist fellows will receive conference registration, transportation to and from Chicago, accommodation, most meals, and a per diem.


  • This fellowship opportunity is open to journalists world wide.
  • Successful journalist fellow candidates will have:
    • a track record of high-quality reporting on HIV/AIDS issues
    • the support of their media outlet to attend and report on the conference,
    • strong English language skills

How to Apply

Complete online application here.

All applicants are required to submit

  • a brief letter of intent,
  • CV,
  • editor recommendation,
  • samples of published work relating to HIV/AIDS and other details.

Accepted fellows must commit to be in Chicago from 16 October, when the training program begins, through the conclusion of the conference on 21 October, 2016.

Key Dates

29 March 2016 

 Journalist Fellowship Application Period Begins

10 June 2016

 Journalist Fellowship Application Period Ends

27 June 2016

 Journalist Fellowship Disposition Notices Sent

11 July 2016

 Deadline for Journalist Fellows to Register

To submit inquiries please e-mail Mark Aurigemma at [email protected].

For more information, visit HIVR4P Fellowships.