There are prizes for the first, second and third place winners in both the secondary and higher education categories. If you are a winner, you will receive a cash prize, your entry will be published in The Biochemist and on the Society’s website, and you will receive a mentoring session with one of the judges of the Prize.
1st prize winner receives £200 for plus £200 will go to the science department of that school,
2nd prize winner receives £150 plus £150 will go to the science department of that school.
3rd prize winner receives £100 plus £100 will go to the science department of that school.
Higher education category:
1st prize winner receives £300
2nd prize winner receives £200
3rd prize winner receives £100
Mentors will be able to discuss the various skills needed for a career in science communication, and give winners advice based on their own career experiences. Sessions will typically be taken via email or Skype.