The Clark/Payne Award is intended to encourage young science writers by recognizing outstanding reporting in all fields of science. It is given each year in memory of journalists Ev Clark and Seth Payne, who offered friendship and advice to a generation of young reporters. The Evert Clark/Seth Payne Award is intended to encourage young science writers by recognizing outstanding reporting and writing in any field of science. All entrants must be age 30 or younger. Articles published in newspapers, magazines, newsletters, online only publications and websites are eligible. The winner will receive $1,000. Application deadline is July 1st. For more information, visit the Clark/Payne Award website.
Applicants must be age 30 or younger. The 2013 Award will be limited to those applicants whose 31st birthday is June 30, 2013 or later. Applicants may submit a single article or series, or up to four individual pieces. Articles must be published between June 30, 2012 and June 29, 2013, but an entire series will be accepted if most parts are published between those dates. Applications may be submitted by the author or on the author's behalf.
Entries should not be elaborate. Simply send the application, along with one original tearsheet or printed PDF or web page, and five photocopies of each article to the following address:
c/o National Press Foundation
1211 Connecticut Ave. NW Suite 310
Washington, DC 20036
All applications and submissions must be received by Monday, July 1, 2013. Submissions will not be returned.