Any college student whose work appeared in or on an officially recognized student media source (newspaper, website, podcast, TV station, radio station, etc.) can qualify to be the Best College Features Journalist. Journalists should submit up to three features that appeared in the calendar year. Fee to enter is $25. Judging will be by features editors around the country. Ten finalists will be named in May. The winner will receive a $500 award from the Society for Features Journalism Foundation. Deadline to enter is March 4.
To apply, create an “open call” account at this website. Navigate to the 2016 Society for Features Journalism Excellence-In-Features Awards. Best College Features Journalist in the Country is category 020. Entry fee gives entrant a year’s membership to SFJ.