Emerging Producers Bursary Program

The Emerging Producers Bursary Program offers up-and-coming producers and content creators working in science, history, and non-fiction media a range of support including accreditation and networking opportunities for Congress '20, presented by the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP).


The goal of the program is to welcome and support diverse emerging talent and encourage a new generation of Congress members. Producers and content creators working in all science and non-fiction media are encouraged to apply including those working in digital media, social media and gaming.


The Emerging Producers Bursary Program will award up to 25 Bursaries to attend the 2020 online event. Additionally, Bursary Recipients will be offered legacy discounts on accreditation for the 2021 and 2022 WCSFP, further allowing new members to return annually to Congress.

2020 Emerging Producer Bursary Recipients

Lauren Ellis

(USA)

 

Amanda Fernandes

(Brazil)

 

Jewel Fraser

(Trinidad and Tobago)

 

Lucas Gonçalves

(Brazil)

 

Naresh Green

(India)

 

Felicity Justrabo

(Canada)

 

Damiano Monaco

(Italy)

 

Samuel Mundell

(UK)

 

Monica Mwangi

(UK)

 

Chrystal Onkeo

(Kenya)

 

Rahmah Pauzi

(Malaysia)

 

Yvette Wang

(China)

 


How It Works

Qualified applicants will be selected to receive one of the following tiers of support for Congress '20 taking place online from December 8 to 10.

Full Bursary (Tier 1)

  • Full registration for Congress '20
  • Mentorship from a Congress veteran
  • Guaranteed one-on-one meetings with decision makers
  • Welcome session with leading producers to help facilitate the most effective WCSFP experience
  • Tailored assistance and advice to successfully navigate WCSFP
  • Discounted accreditation to attend Congress 2021 and 2022

Priority for the Full Scholarship will be given to producers from emerging markets and to digital media producers/content creators.


Partial Bursary (Tier 2)

  • Full registration for Congress '20
  • Welcome session with leading producers to help facilitate the most effective WCSFP experience
  • Tailored assistance and advice to successfully navigate WCSFP
  • Discounted accreditation to attend Congress 2021 and 2022