AJR'S THIRTEENTH ANNUAL 2001 Awards, Fellowships & Scholarships
AIRCRAFT OWNERS AND PILOTS ASSOCIATION
AOPA Max Karant Awards for Excellence in Aviation Coverage
Frederick, MD 21756
Contact: Patricia L. Rishel
421 Aviation Way
AOPA 2002 Max Karant Awards for Excellence in Aviation Coverage recognize fair and insightful coverage of general aviation (non-scheduled, non-military, 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, 2001 and December 31, 2001, will be judged by a panel of aviation and media professionals. No entry fee. Postmark deadline: April 17, 2002.
AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS
Science Writing Award One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740-3843
Contact: Flory Gonzalez
(301) 209-0846 FAX
The purpose of the Science Writing Award is to recognize and stimulate distinguished writing and illustration that improves the general public's understanding and appreciation of physics and astronomy in four categories: children's, journalists, broadcast media, and scientist. All awards winners will receive a $3000 cash award, an engraved Windsor chair and a certificate. Please visit our web page for more information. Deadline: for entries of articles, booklets, books, and radio or television programming is March 1, 2002.
THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY
Heart of America Award
777 N. Meridian Street, 3rd Floor
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Contact: Mary Ellen Clipp
(317) 955-3884 FAX
The Heart of America Award, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, recognizes the efforts of the print, broadcast, and electronic media to produce work that contributes to the advancement of women and their families in America. Winners are selected in five categories: magazine, newspaper, radio, television, and electronic media. Entries must have been published between April 1, 2001 and March 31, 2002. Deadline: April 21, 2002.
AMERICAN PLANNING ASSOCIATION
American Planning Association Journalism Awards
122 S. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60603
Contact: Lois Tucker
(312) 431-9100 ext. 6383
(312) 431-9985 FAX
The American Planning Association Journalism Awards are given to North American newpspers for public service rendered in the advancement fo city and regional planning. The award is made to a newspaper in each of three classes: circulation below 50,000; circulation between 50,000 and 100,000; and circulation above 100,000. Award certificates are presented to the winning newspapers. When individuals are cited, a $200 cash prize is awarded to be shared by the winning reporters.
AMERICAN PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION
Ray Bruner Science Writing Award 800 I Street, NW Washington, DC 20001
Contact: Deborah Dillard
(202) 777-2532 FAX
Awarded to a journalist with no more than three years experience on the health/science/medical beat and no more than five years total experience as a journalist. Health/medical/science stories published between August 31, 2001 to August 31 2002 are eligible. The winner receives $1,500, plaque and expenses to cover the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association established in 1971, The award commemorates Ray Bruner, former science editor of the Toledo Blade, who spent much of his 40-year career encouraging journalists to become science reporters. …