Nomination call for 2008 Kurt Schork Awards
The nomination phase for the Kurt Schork Awards in International Journalism is now open and the deadline for receipt of entries is June 1, 2008. Local reporters from non OECD or EU countries and freelancers are eligible to enter,
Two $5,000 prizes are awarded each year, one to a local reporter covering local stories in a developing country or nation in transition, and the other to a freelance journalist covering international news. The stories can focus on conflict, human-rights concerns, cross-border issues, or any other issue of controversy in a particular country or region.
Underwritten by the Kurt Schork Memorial Fund and Reuters, the prizes honour Kurt Schork, an American freelance journalist who was killed in a military ambush while on assignment for Reuters on May 24, 2000, in Sierra Leone. link
You can find full details on the Institute of War and Peace reporting website.