Applications are open for the Fulbright-National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship 2020-2021 Contest. The Fulbright-National Geographic Storytelling Scholarship, a component of the US Fulbright Student Program. UU., Offers opportunities for US Fulbright student fellows. UU. Selected participate in an academic year of narration on a topic of global importance. This scholarship is possible through a partnership between the United States Department of State and the National Geographic Society.
For the 2020-2021 competition, Fulbright-National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship will accept proposals to conduct an in-depth examination of a relevant topic worldwide as an improvement of your Fulbright research or art project. Using a variety of tools to tell stories, which include, among others, texts, photographs, videos, audios / podcasts, public speeches, maps and graphic illustrations, narrators have the opportunity to share their stories and the stories of those they know, through National Geographic and social media platforms.
The National Geographic Society supports research, exploration and conservation around the world with a focus on projects that emphasize science, technology and storytelling to help protect at-risk species, to better understand history and culture of humanity and preserve some of the last wild places
Fulbright-National Geographic Fellowship seeks researchers with talent and interest in the narrative. In this application cycle, National Geographic has expressed great interest in the project focused on oceans and water, with a particular interest in plastics, community management of fisheries and coasts and biodiversity. Project proposals on other topics of interest (including, but not limited to, science, culture and conservation) will also be accepted for review and may be selected.
Deadline is October 8, 2019