Student Journalism Contest

3 August 2011

Written by: Samantha Afetian

Entries are open for this year’s Melbourne Press Club/Siemens Award for Student Journalism.

Now in its eighth year, the MPC/Siemens Award promotes and recognises excellence in Victorian student journalism.

Any student studying journalism or communications at a tertiary institution in Victoria can enter their published work for consideration.

The award includes $2,000 cash and one week of work experience at the Herald Sun newspaper in Melbourne.

Entries close at 5pm on Friday 7 October 2011. The winner will be announced at a Melbourne Press Club lunch in November.

To enter, download the entry form and follow the instructions. But be sure to check the rules and criteria of the award before you enter any work.