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Evert Clark/Seth Payne Award


The award is intended to encourage young science writers by recognizing outstanding reporting and writing in any field of science. The award is limited to non-technical, print and online journalism. Articles published in newspapers (including college newspapers), magazines, newsletters and websites are eligible. Both freelancers and staff writers are eligible. Entries will be judged on the basis of accuracy, clarity, insightfulness, fairness, resourcefulness, and timeliness. Applicants must be aged 30 or younger. The 2023 award will be limited to those applicants whose 31st birthday is July 1, 2023 or later. Applicants may submit a single article or series, or up to four individual pieces. Articles must be published between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023, but an entire series will be accepted if most parts are published between those dates. All entries must be submitted in English.

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