This new award will recognize the work of professionals in any country that have contributed exceptionally to improving public understanding and awareness of ecological issues, especially in the areas of biodiversity conservation and climate change. Cash prize of 100,000 euros. Deadline is May 30, 2019.
Student writers (or aspiring student writers) are invited to enter the David Carr Prize for SXSW 2019, March 8-17 in Austin, TX. Enter an essay or short story of 1,500 words or less completing the question “In 2050, warmer global temperatures will lead to…” Deadline is Feb 15.
These annual awards honor the best media coverage of the developing world, reflecting the social, political and cultural life of people around the globe. Awards are offered in many categories, including one for Environmental Reporting. Deadline is Feb 14, 2019.
This new award, sponsored by the Knight Science Journalism program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, honors local and regional reporting on science, public-health, technology or environmental issues. Winner receives $5000 and a trip to the Cambridge Science Festival. No entry fee. Deadline:Jan 31, 2019.
This annual contest awards prizes in six categories for photos that reflect not only the beauty of nature but also raise awareness about issues related to ecology and environmental protection as well as conservation of rare and endangered species. Deadline is Apr 9, 2018.
This award recognizes, encourages and stimulates outstanding reporting directly to the public, which materially increases the public's knowledge and understanding of chemistry, chemical engineering, and related fields. Deadline: Nov 1, 2018.
The Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi Awards recognize the best in professional journalism in categories covering print, radio, television, newsletters, art/graphics, online and research. Deadline: Feb 19, 2019.
This award honors an up-and-coming journalist in Africa who tells important stories through quality reporting. Winner spends time in U.S. newsrooms to learn new skills and share knowledge, as well as two weeks interning at The Economist in London, and receives a US$5,000 cash prize to pursue an in-depth reporting project. Deadline is Dec 2, 2018.
Environmental journalists, if your investigations have delved into the business world, enter your work in this contest sponsored by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Cash prizes. Deadline: Jul 31/17.