2005 Awards, Fellowships & Scholarships

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Awards

AIRCRAFT OWNERS AND PILOTS ASSOCIATION

2006 Max Karant Awards for Excellence in General Aviation Journalism

421 Aviation Way

Frederick, MD 21701

Contact: Patricia L. Rishel

(301) 695-2157

(301) 695-2309 FAX

E-mail: pat.rishel@aopa.org

URL: http://www.aopa.org/special/karant

AOPA Max Karant Awards for Excellence in Aviation Coverage recognize fair and insightful coverage in general aviation (nonscheduled, nonmilitary, civilian aviation). Four $1,000 awards will be given for print, radio, television-program length and television-news or short feature categories. Works published or broadcast between January 1, 2005, and December 31, 2005, will be judged by a panel of aviation and media professionals. No entry fee. Postmark deadline: April 15, 2006.

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS

Science Writing Award

One Physics Ellipse

College Park, MD 20740-3843

Contact: Lalena Lancaster

(301) 209-3096

(301) 209-0846 FAX

E-mail: llancast@aip.org

URL: http://www.aip.org/aip/writing

These awards were designed to improve the general public's appreciation and understanding of physics and astronomy by recognizing effective science communication in print and broadcast media. There are currently four categories for the award: Journalists, Scientists, Children's Books, and Broadcast Media. For an entry form and more information visit our Web site or contact Lalena Lancaster. Deadline: March 1, 2006.

AMERICAN SOCIETY ON AGING

ASA Media Award

833 Market Street #511

San Francisco, CA 94103

Contact: Valerie Jones

(415) 974-9602

(415) 974-0300 FAX

E-mail: awards@asaging.org

URL: http://www.asaging.org/awards/media.cfm

The ASA Media Awards are presented annually by the American Society on Aging to journalists whose work has significantly increased general public awareness of aging issues at either the local, regional or national level. The ASA Media Awards are designed to: 1. Recognize and encourage accurate and informed news coverage of our aging society. 2. Improve media understanding of the current and future impact of aging on Americans of all ages. 3. Increase public awareness of the various life circumstances of older Americans. Deadline: September 15, 2006

THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF COLON AND RECTAL SURGEONS

2006 National Media Awards

85 W. Algonquin Road, Suite 550

Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Contact: Dick Bragaw

(847) 934-5580

(847) 934-5596 FAX

E-mail: ascrs@execadmin.com

URL: http://www.fascrs.org

Recognizes journalists who have excelled in communicating information about colon and rectal disease to the public. Awards given for the best work in three media categories: print (a newspaper or magazine report, feature article or series), broadcast (a radio or television comprehensive news report, discussion program or documentary), and Internet (information created for a general audience and presented exclusively on the Internet, including news reports, features, discussion programs, documentaries or multimedia presentations). Winners receive a $1,000 cash prize, an engraved plaque and an expense paid trip to the 2006 ASCRS Annual Meeting.

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MICROBIOLOGY

2006 ASM Public Communications Award

1752 N Street, NW

Washington, DC 20036

Contact: Carrie Patterson

(202) 942-9389

(202) 942-9367 FAX

E-mail: cpatterson@asmusa.org

URL: http://www.asm.org/Media/index.asp?bid=2676

The ASM is now accepting nominations for the 2006 ASM Public Communications Award. The award recognizes outstanding achievement by journalists in communicating the significance of the microbiological sciences to the general public through print and broadcast media. …