FIJ encourages applications for investigations of economic inequities and climate change issues, in addition to watchdog reporting within the United States. Reporting for ethnic media is also strongly encouraged. Next deadline is May 16, 2016.
The Kurt Schork Memorial Fund and Reuters annually award two $5,000 prizes, one to a local reporter in a developing country or nation in transition, and the other to a freelance journalist covering international news, to recognize independent and professional reporting that sheds new light on controversial issues. Apply by May 31, 2016.
SEJ's Fund for Environmental Journalism provides grants for environmental reporting projects through a competitive process in two annual funding cycles. Next application deadline: Jun 15, 2016, for journalism projects covering “the politics and economics of renewable energy in the U. S.”
The Evert Clark/Seth Payne Award recognizes outstanding reporting and writing in any field of science by science writers age 30 or younger. Articles published in newspapers, magazines, newsletters, online-only publications and websites are eligible. Win cash and expenses-paid trip to NASW/CASW annual meeting. Deadline: June 30, 2016.
The Singapore Environment Council's Asian Environmental Journalism Awards (AEJA) aim to recognise and reward excellence in environmental journalism by all individuals, across the region. Enter by Jun 30, 2016.
The duPont-Columbia Awards have recognized excellence in broadcast journalism since their inception in 1942. Created by Jessie Ball duPont as a tribute to the journalistic integrity and public-mindedness of her husband, Alfred I. duPont, these awards are now regarded as the most prestigious prizes in television and radio news, the broadcast equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes. Enter by July 1.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science awards recognize outstanding reporting for a general audience and honor individuals for their coverage of the sciences, engineering and mathematics. Categories include print, broadcast, online and children's science news. Cash prizes. Deadline: Aug 1.
The Award is given by the New York Public Library to the author(s) of outstanding, full-length books resulting from print, broadcast, or electronic journalism that impacts public consciousness and policy around an important current issue. Winner receives a $15,000 prize. Nomination deadline is October 1, 2016.