Awards

January 9, 2014

DEADLINE: Canadian Hillman Prize

The Sidney Hillman Foundation awards the Canadian Hillman Prize honouring excellence in journalism in service of the common good. Open to journalists and subjects globally, but content must have been published in Canada. The winner receives $5,000 and travel to both the Canadian and US Prize awards receptions. Deadline: January 9, 2014.

March 16, 2012

DEADLINE: Outdoor Writers Association of America: Youth Writing Contest

To encourage students to sharpen their abilities to communicate the outdoor experience, the OWAA offers the annual Norm Strung Youth Writing Contest. Cash awards for senior (grades 9-12) and junior (grades 6-8) divisions. Deadline: March 16, 2012

February 1, 2014

DEADLINE: Science in Society Journalism Awards

The National Association of Science Writers especially wants to encourage the kind of critical, probing article that would not receive an award from an interest group. Cash prizes. Entries must be postmarked by February 1, 2014.

January 31, 2014

DEADLINE: John B. Oakes Award for Distinguished Environmental Journalism

This award is given annually to the author of a single newspaper or magazine article, or single-topic series, that makes an exceptional contribution to public understanding of contemporary environmental issues. Cash prize. Deadline is January 31, 2014

January 10, 2014

DEADLINE: IRE Awards

The annual contest of Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. recognizes the best investigative reporting in numerous categories by print, broadcast and online media. Deadline is January 10, 2014.

January 31, 2014

DEADLINE: Hillman Prizes in Journalism

Since 1950, the Sidney Hillman Foundation awards the annual Hillman Prizes, honoring journalism that fosters social and economic justice — in service of the common good. $5,000 prizes in six categories. January 31, 2014 deadline.

January 30, 2012

DEADLINE: Grantham Prize for Excellence in Reporting on the Environment

This journalism prize — the largest in North America — honors exemplary reporting on the environment by journalists in the United States and Canada. $75,000 cash award. Deadline for all works (except books) is January 30, 2012.

January 29, 2014

DEADLINE: Dart Awards for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma

The Dart Awards recognize exemplary journalism on the impact of violence, crime, disaster and other traumatic events on individuals, families or communities, focusing on the experience of victims and survivors, and contributing to public understanding of trauma-related issues. Cash prizes. Deadline is January 29, 2014.

January 24, 2014

DEADLINE: Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism

Administered by the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, the Worth Bingham Prize honors investigative reporting of stories of national significance where the public interest is being ill-served. $20,000 prize. Deadline is January 24, 2014.

February 10, 2014

DEADLINE: Aronson Awards for Social Justice Journalism

The James Aronson Awards annually honor original, written reporting that brings to light widespread injustices, their human consequences, underlying causes, and possible reforms. The Awards also include a companion Cartooning with a Conscience award. Deadline is February 10, 2014.

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