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Evert Clark/Seth Payne Award for a young science journalist

The award is intended to encourage young science writers by recognizing outstanding reporting and writing in any field of science. The 2023 winner will receive $1,000 and expenses to attend the ScienceWriters2023 conference to receive the award.
The award is given in memory of Ev Clark, a veteran journalist at Business Week, The New York Times and Newsweek, and Seth Payne, his long-time friend and colleague at Business Week and a founder of the award. It is designed to carry on the work of both men, who offered friendship and advice to generations of young journalists.

Applicants must be age 30 or younger. The 2023 award will be limited to those applicants whose 31st birthday is July 1, 2023 or later.
Applications for the 2023 award will be accepted beginning January 1, 2023. Entries must be submitted online through Submittable and received by JUNE 30, 2023.
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. Applications may be submitted by the author or on the author’s behalf. All entries must be submitted in English.

Evert Clark/Seth Payne Award for a young science journalist

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