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Idea Grant applications due Dec. 15

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Do you have a great idea for a science writing resource? Are you a member of a local science-writing group with big plans for an important project or workshop that has insufficient funding? In the last six years, the National Association of Science Writers has funded 135 projects worth over $450,000 as part of the Idea Grants program.

About the NASW Idea Grants

Since its inception in 2010, more than $400,000 has been awarded by NASW's Idea Grants program for projects that benefit science writing and its practitioners. Read more to see a list of all the awardees and their exciting science writing projects.

Entries for this year’s Science in Society Journalism Awards are open

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Entries for the 2017 Science in Society Journalism Awards are open. With five categories, cash prizes, no entry fees and submissions open to members and non-members alike, we hope that you enter your best work from this year and encourage your colleagues to enter, too.

Diane McGurgan Service Award winner

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The winner of the 2016 Diane McGurgan Service Award is longtime NASW volunteer Lynne Lamberg, as announced by president Laura Helmuth on October 29 during ScienceWriters2016.

2016 Science in Society Journalism Award winners announced

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We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Science in Society Journalism Awards, sponsored by the National Association of Science Writers.

Apply now for a Lindau Travel Fellowship

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For the ninth year in a row, the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings invites NASW members who are working journalists, editors, or freelancers to apply for travel funding to attend the Lindau Meeting. Applications are due on Friday, April 1.

Science in Society Journalism Awards 2016

Entries for the 2016 Science in Society Awards are closed. Winners will be announced in September 2016. Entries for next year's contest open in December 2016. Stay tuned to nasw.org/scienceinsociety.

Robin Lloyd receives McGurgan Award

Robin Lloyd is this year’s recipient of the Diane McGurgan Service Award. She received a framed certificate and a $500 cash prize for the honor. The announcement was made by NASW President Robin Marantz Henig during this year’s NASW business meeting in Cambridge.

Idea Grant applications due Nov. 4

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In the last five years, the National Association of Science Writers has funded 127 projects worth over $400,000 as part of the Idea Grants program. A new round of Idea Grants is now open. Applications are due Wednesday, November 4. Read more for details.

2015 Science in Society Awards winners announced

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We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Science in Society Journalism Awards, sponsored by the National Association of Science Writers.