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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Writer for Their Contribution
to Public Awareness of Advances in Medical Science

Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Science Reporting

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Council for the Advancement of Science Writing (CASW)

Deadline Date:

06/30/22

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Award of $3,000 to a USA, Canada, or International writer to recognize their contribution to public understanding and awareness of advances in medical science. Eligible writers must have published or broadcast an original body of work within the past five years. Work appearing in digital media is eligible.

The Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Science Reporting, given annually, honors a writer for a body of work published or broadcast within the last five years which, for reasons of uncommon clarity, accuracy, breadth of coverage, enterprise, originality, insight and narrative power has made a profound and lasting contribution to public awareness and understanding of critical advances in medical science and their impact on human health and well being. 

The prize is presented at a joint awards ceremony held in conjunction with ScienceWriters, a conference that combines CASW's New Horizons in Science briefings and the National Association of Science Writers Annual Workshops. Awardee travel expenses to the award ceremony are covered. 

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GrantWatch ID#: 196459

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The honoree receives an award of $3,000 and a certificate.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Writers and reporters may apply or be nominated.

Nominators of candidates for the 2022 prize may submit up to five examples of the candidate’s journalistic endeavors, all published or aired since January 2017. Books are not eligible.

Submitted work must be published in English-language media that reach a US audience.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for submission of nominations is June 30.

Editors, colleagues, scientists and others familiar with the candidate's body of work may proffer nominations. Individuals may nominate themselves, but are encouraged to send at least one letter of support from a knowledgeable colleague.

Letters of support may be uploaded either as part of the nomination package or via a separate submission form provided for recommenders.

If an entry includes work that cannot be submitted but must be viewed online, the nominee should arrange access for the judges and explain the arrangement in the submission form.

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit nominations online: https://casw.submittable.com/submit/26638/victor-cohn-prize-for-excellence-in-medical-science-reporting

Questions about the nomination process? Contact Sylvia Kantor at sylviakantor@casw.org.

CASW
P.O. Box 17337
Seattle, WA 98127
206-880-0177

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