Templeton-Cambridge Journalism Fellowships Announced

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Ten journalists hailing from the United States, the United Kingdom and China have been chosen as recipients of the Templeton-Cambridge Journalism Fellowship.

Fellows are provided with a $15,000 stipend, a book allowance and paid travel expenses and are invited to examine topics in the realm of science and religion by conducting independent research, attending seminars, engaging in discussion at the University of Cambridge over the course f two months. Established in 2005, the Fellowship seeks to “offer a small group of print, broadcast, or online journalists and editors annually the opportunity to examine the dynamic and creative interface of science and religion.”

A list of this year’s recipients, after the jump.


Qanta Ahmed, Huffington Post contributor and broadcast commentator.

John Farrell, freelance journalist

Zeeya Merali, freelance journalist and documentary producer

Chris Mooney, science journalist and reporter

Lisa Mullins, chief anchor and senior producer, BBC’s The World

Jane Qiu, correspondent, Nature

Francis X. Rocca, Vatican correspondent, Religion News Service

Carlin Romano, critic-at-large, Chronicle of Higher Education

Ron Rosenbaum, cultural columnist, Slate

Peter Scoblic, executive editor, The New Republic