There are prizes for the first, second and third place winners in both the post-16 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, but for UK entrants the Biochemical Society may pay reasonable travel expenses to reach the session.