The Bruce Jesson Foundation presents the Bruce Jesson Senior Journalism Grant (up to $4,000) and the Bruce Jesson Emerging Journalist Prize (up to $1,500) annually for critical, informed, analytical and creative journalism or writing which will contribute to public debate in New Zealand on an important issue or issues. The increased value of the emerging journalism prize is possible thanks to a generous donation from the estate of Diana Unwin.
The judging of submissions and recommendation of awards is performed by the Selection Committee.
Applications/Nominations for the 2016 awards are now open and will close on Friday 9th September 2016. You can apply here.