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Apply now for the Philip Meyer Journalism Awards

Toxic air and school children. Deadly infections in hospitals. Dangerous care in nursing homes.

Journalists tackled each of these issues last year with work that won the Philip Meyer Journalism Award.  The award recognizes stories that incorporate survey research, probabilities and other social science tools in creative ways that lead to journalism vital to the community.

The postmark deadline is Monday, November 1.

Three awards are given annually:

  • $500 for 1st place
  • $300 for 2nd place
  • $200 for 3rd place

Established in 2005, the awards were created to honor Philip Meyer’s pioneering efforts to utilize social science research methods to foster better journalism.

Work submitted for consideration must have been published between October 1, 2009 and September 30, 2010. A pdf of the entry form is available to download online.

For additional information, please refer to the Philip Meyer Award FAQ page.

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