The Sharon Begley Science Reporting Award, given annually, recognizes and supports reporting and writing that embodies the high standards exemplified by science journalist Sharon Begley (1956–2021). The Sharon Begley Award comprises a career prize, recognizing the accomplishments of a mid-career science journalist, and a grant of at least $20,000 to enable the winner to undertake a significant reporting project.

Candidates must be experienced journalists who have compiled a substantial body of work in science journalism, defined as print, audio, video, and online reporting on science, health/medicine, environment, mathematics, and technology.

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