CSWA honors outstanding contributions to Canadian journalism with cash prizes of $1,000, and also administers other awards programs, including the Herb Lampert Emerging Journalist Award. Deadline: Dec 9, 2016 (books).
The Ellie Awards (previously called ASME's National Magazine Awards) honor print and digital publications that consistently demonstrate superior execution of editorial objectives, innovative techniques, noteworthy journalistic enterprise and imaginative art direction. Deadlines: Nov 15, 2016 for content published before Nov 1; Dec 13, 2016 for content published after Nov 1.
Long Island University annually seeks nominations for the George Polk Awards for investigative and enterprise work that is original, requires digging and resourcefulness, and brings results. Categories vary from year to year, but customarily include foreign, national and local reporting, business and environmental reporting, and photojournalism. Deadline: Jan 6, 2017.
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 Jan 10, 2017.
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: Jan 13, 2017.
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 20, 2017.
The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University is accepting nominations until Jan 20, 2017, for a single article, editorial, commentary, photograph; series of stories, photographs, editorials, commentaries; or a body of work by an individual journalist. The winner receives a $10,000 award and the second and third finalists receive $1,000.
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. Jan 30, 2017 deadline.