Each year, the National Press Foundation presentsÂ the Thomas L. Stokes Award toÂ a print journalist for the best newspaper writing on the subject ofÂ energy. The Thomas L. Stokes Award is now in its 46th year.
The winner of the Award receives $1,000 and a citation. The subject may be any form of energy–oil, gas, coal, nuclear, water, solar, etc. The writing may be reporting, analysis or comment.
For the 2006 award, the work must have been published in a daily newspaper (newsletter or online)Â in the U.S. between Jan. 1, 2006 and Dec. 31, 2006. The deadline for entries is Jan. 31, 2007.
Each application must contain three identical sets of material for judging. A setÂ should consist of an entry form, a brief biography, and one to three articles on unrelated subjects, or one series of up to three articlesÂ on a related subject. EachÂ entry must contain three copies of the contents. The National Press Foundation will not copy material. Entries will not be returned unless accompanied by a stamped self-addressed envelope.
Entries should be sent to:
National Press Foundation
1211 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20036