The Asian Scientist Writing Prize 2017
The Asian Scientist Writing Prize is back! Co-organized by Science Centre Singapore and Asian Scientist Magazine, the Prize seeks to find the best science writing from Asia. The second edition of the Asian Scientist Writing Prize begins on March 1, 2017 and the deadline for submissions is May 31, 2017. Winners will receive their prizes from guest of honor Singapore Minister for Education Mr Ong Ye Kung at an award ceremony to be held at Singapore Science Centre on July 7, 2017.
The organizers invite non-fiction entries in the 1,000-1,500 word count range covering any scientific discipline. Anyone based in Asia is welcome to submit an entry, and no professional qualifications are necessary. Winners will receive attractive prizes including prize money, a certificate of recognition, publication in Asian Scientist Magazine, and deliberation for inclusion in the Best of Science Writing from Asia 2017, a book that will be published under the Asian Scientist imprint.
Entries should be:
There is no specific theme for ASWP 2017, but entrants are encouraged to write in an aspirational manner on topics relevant to Asia. The panel will seek the following criteria in the winning entries:
Deadline: 31st May, 2017
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