David S. Barr Award
The David S. Barr Award is intended to recognize one high school and one college student for their journalistic achievement and to encourage young journalists to focus on issues of social justice.
All entries must be of work published or broadcast between Jan. 1, 2012 and Dec. 31, 2012 that helped to right a wrong, corrected an injustice or promoted justice and fairness.
The amount of the award is $1,000 for the high school student and $1,500 for the college student winner.
No more that one entry per contestant is permitted. Included with the entry should be a brief summary of the work submitted. One original copy of he entry as published or broadcast must be submitted with four photocopies. Publication date must be visible on all entries. Failure to supply all required documents will result in ineligibility. A signed official application form must be attached to each copy of them entry.
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