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Council for the Advancement of Science Writing hosts contest [US]

Council for the Advancement of Science Writing hosts contest [US]

Posted on April 20, 2018

Deadline: 

June 30, 2018

Journalists ages 30 and younger who cover scientific issues can apply for the Evert Clark/Seth Payne Award.

The Council for the Advancement of Science Writing (CASW) created the award to encourage young science writers by recognizing outstanding reporting and writing in any field of science.

Works must have been published between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018.

Both freelancers and staff writers are eligible. Science writing includes, but is not limited to, writing in the biological, physical, environmental, computer and space sciences, along with technology, mathematics, health and science policy. 

The winner will receive US$1,000 and expenses to attend ScienceWriters 2018 Oct. 12 to 16 in Washington.

The deadline is June 30.

For more information on how to apply, click here.