HOW TO JOIN

The following categories of persons are legible to apply for MESHA membership.

  1. A journalist or public information specialist interested in science, health environment, agriculture, climate change and technology, science policy or other science-related areas
  2. A scientist interested in communicating with the public
  3. A journalism teacher or student eager to know more about science writing

Regular Membership

Is open to anyone who has a track record writing /communicating science and technology communication in the region including professional writers or editors of science-related material for newspapers, magazines, science journals, radio or television, public information officers, teachers of science writing or editing and other professionals interested in fostering improved science communication. Fee: Ksh 3000.

Student Membership

is open to bona fide full-time students of any educational institution in Kenya or in the region at a cost of Ksh 1500 per year. Registration for students is Ksh 3000.

All applications must be accompanied by your current CV and links to at least three stories published/broadcast in the last six months.