DEADLINE: Sharon Begley Science Reporting Award

Event Date: 
April 30, 2024

The Council for the Advancement of Science Writing (CASW) is now accepting entries for the second Sharon Begley Science Reporting Award, a career prize that includes a $20,000 grant.

The annual award recognizes and supports reporting and writing that embodies the high standards exemplified by Sharon Begley (1956–2021), a science journalist of unflinching dedication, skill, moral clarity, and commitment to mentoring. The $20,000 grant is intended to enable a mid-career journalist to undertake a significant reporting project.

Candidates must be experienced journalists who have compiled a substantial body of work in science journalism, defined as print, audio, video, and online reporting on science, health/medicine, environment, mathematics, and technology.

Deadline: April 30, 2024.

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