Fernand-Seguin Scholarship 2017: the Next Generation of Science Journalism
Get out your pens, cameras and computers! The Fernand-Seguin 2017 Scholarship is underway! Since 1981, this competition has represented an exceptional springboard for up-and-coming scientific journalists in Quebec, offering recipients the opportunity to undertake internships at major media outlets in the province. Participants have until March 31 to submit their applications.
To learn more (in French): Bourse Fernand-Seguin 2017
Marie-Sophie Giroux joined the GREMM in 2005 until 2018. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marine Biology and a diploma in Environmental Consulting. As Lead Naturalist, she oversees and coordinates the team working at the Marine Mammal Interpretation Centre and writes for Whales Online and Whale Portraits. She loves to share “whale stories” with visitors to the CIMM and readers alike.
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