Awards

January 15, 2016

DEADLINE: ASJA Annual Writing Awards

The American Society of Journalists and Authors annually recognizes distinguished achievements in articles and books with a series of awards. Two awards are open to the public: The Arlene Awards for Work that Makes a Difference and the Donald Robinson Award for Investigative Reporting (both with cash prizes). Entry fees apply. Deadline: January 15, 2016.

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October 5, 2014

DEADLINE: $15,000 Mongabay Grant for Latin American Big Industry, Climate Change, and Biodiversity Conservation

Mongabay.org offers grant opportunities every month or two to support in-depth reporting on key environmental themes under a given topic. Top proposal receives a $12,000 stipend and up to $3,000 for reporting and travel costs. Next up: Could the focus on climate overshadow biodiversity in Latin America? If so, what would a low carbon world with impaired biodiversity look like? Apply by Oct 5, 2014.

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July 1, 2017

DEADLINE: duPont-Columbia Awards

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.

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March 3, 2014

DEADLINE: Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Journalism Ethics seeks applications for the first national Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics. Prize of $1,000 will go to the journalist (or team) for a story or series best exemplifying accountability, independence, reporting in search of truth, and minimization of harm to subjects, sources and the public at large.

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January 6, 2018

DEADLINE: George Polk Awards

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, 2018.

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October 22, 2013

ELI Annual Award Dinner

ELI (the Environmental Law Institute) will present the 2013 Environmental Achievement Award to former US Secretary of State George P. Shultz and "green" philanthropist Thomas F. Steyer to recognize their outstanding leadership to reduce climate change and advance clean energy. The Award will be presented to Shultz and Steyer at ELI’s annual dinner on Tuesday evening, October 22 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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March 31, 2018

DEADLINE: Asian Environmental Journalism Awards

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 Mar 31, 2018.

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November 15, 2017

DEADLINE: United Nations/Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Awards

These awards are granted for the best political cartoons reflecting the spirit and the principles of the United Nations. Open to political cartoons printed in any publication published anywhere, in any language. First Prize: $10,000.00; Second Prize: 5,000.00; Third Prize: 3,000.00. Enter by Nov 15, 2017.

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July 15, 2017

DEADLINE: SAJA Journalism Awards

The South Asian Journalists Association invites individual journalists and news organizations in North America to participate. Enter by Jul 15, 2017.

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May 31, 2018

DEADLINE: Kurt Schork Awards in International Journalism

The Kurt Schork Memorial Fund and Reuters annually award three $5,000 prizes, one to a local reporter in a developing country or nation in transition, another to a freelance journalist covering international news, and a news fixer, to recognize independent and professional reporting that sheds new light on controversial issues. Apply by May 31, 2018.

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