UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Jeff Zeleny, New York Times Political Correspondent

 For details on competitions, view the bulletin board across from 318 North Hall, or see the black media book in 310 North Hall. Check out Journalism Jobslink for other awards/competitions.

March 1, 2009

White House News Photographers Association Open to students from across the country to compete for the honor of WHNPA Student Photographer of the Year. For rules and guidelines, go to www.whnpa.org/studentcontest. The winning student portfolio will receive a $1000 award, two tickets to the annual WHNPA black tie gala in Washington, D.C. and featured work printed in the Eyes of History awards book and traveling exhibit.

Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative The Essay Prize is open to anyone who has been a student at the University of Wisconsin within the preceding year. The winning essay will receive $2000 and be about rural health with some of the following attributes: relevant to rural communities, innovative, practical, multi-disciplinary, improves quality of care, team/relationship oriented, applicability to networking, cooperatives. There are no rigid requirements for length, format. Please send entires to Monica Seiler, RWHC, 880 Independence Lane, Sauk City, WI 53583 with writer's name, academic program and expected date of graduation.

April 1, 2009

Robert Novak Collegiate Journalism Award $5,000 first place, $2,500 second place, $1,000 third place. Detailslink

April 24, 2009

Eric Breindel Memorial Foundation $10,000 undergraduate Journalism award and a paid internship.

Details posted soon.

Jeff Zeleny, New York Times