Awards

April 21, 2019

DEADLINE: IWMF Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories

Twice yearly, the International Women’s Media Foundation offers grants supporting journalism produced by and about women. The grants, averaging $5,000 USD, are open to professional journalists with three or more years' experience. Next deadline is April 21, 2019.

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April 1, 2019

DEADLINE: Leica Oskar Barnack Award

This annual award goes to professional photographers whose unerring powers of observation capture and express the relationship between man and the environment in the most graphic form. Includes a category for future professional photographers who are 28 years old or younger. Cash and camera prizes. Deadline is Apr 1.

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March 16, 2019

DEADLINE: Maria Moors Cabot Prizes

The Maria Moors Cabot Prizes, founded in 1938, honor reporting on Latin America & the Caribbean, especially that which impacts society, and demonstrates commitment to important stories over the course of a long and distinguished career. $5,000 honorarium. Nomination deadline is Mar 16, 2019.

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May 30, 2019

DEADLINE: Biophilia Award for Environmental Communication

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.

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February 15, 2019

DEADLINE: SXSW David Carr Prize

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.

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February 14, 2019

DEADLINE: One World Media Awards

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.

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January 31, 2019

DEADLINE: The Victor K. McElheny Award

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.

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January 13, 2019

DEADLINE: IWMF Kim Wall Memorial Fund

The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) annually awards one $5,000 grant to a woman journalist who carries forward Swedish journalist Kim Wall's legacy of covering important, underreported stories from around the world. Deadline: Jan 13, 2019.

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April 9, 2018

DEADLINE: World Annual Ecological PhotoContest / WorldEcoPhoto

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.

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November 1, 2018

DEADLINE: James T. Grady-James H. Stack Award for Interpreting Chemistry for the Public

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.

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