Applications are now open for the 2020 Melbourne Press Club Student Journalist of the Year award, which is supported by the Judith Neilson Institute.
The award recognises the best Victorian student journalism, with judges focussing on the originality, impact, quality and initiative of the work.
The prize is a trip to the United States to attend the Investigative Reporters and Editors conference in June 2021. Winners will also receive a $1,000 cash prize and a year’s membership with the Melbourne Press Club.
How to apply
Enrolled student journalists can enter a piece of journalism in any media that had been made available to the general public in Victoria during 2020.
Applications for this round are open until COB January 7, 2021.
For more information, visit the Melbourne Press Club website.