New Scientist Writing Prize 2012

New Scientist Writing Comp 2012

The New Scientist Prize for Science Writing is now open for student articles and editorials from all the far reaches of science. The competition aims to enhance excitement and enthusiasm about science and science communication; encompassing discoveries, new and old, technology and social commentary on present uses of science in the community.

First prize will be $1,500, and the winning article will be published on the New Scientist website. Second prize will be $750 and third prize will be $250. The three winning entries will also be given a complementary yearly subscription to the New Scientist magazine.
If you would like to enter the competition, please see the How To Enter and Conditions pages for entry details and guidelines for submission. Please send all enquiries to

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Happy writing!