Deadline April 17: John Crerar Science Writing Prize

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Deadline April 17!

Undergraduate students are invited to submit a paper for The John Crerar Science Writing Prize for College Students. The Prize is an annual competitive award for excellence and clarity in science writing that acknowledges the ability of a University of Chicago College student to produce a paper, on a scientific topic, which is thorough in its arguments but accessible to a broad readership. The annual John Crerar Foundation Science Writing Prize for College Students honors the memory of John Crerar, an industrialist and philanthropist whose estate established the John Crerar Library.

  • First Prize is $1500
  • Second Prize is $500
  • Third Prize is $300

Submission information, along with a recording of an information session, is available on the Crerar Prize website.

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