Student reporters, cartoonists and photographers ages 19 and under can enter a contest.

Youth Journalism International hosts a contest recognizing exceptional journalism done in English by students worldwide.

The top five honors include Journalist of the Year, Educator of the Year, the Courage in Journalism Award, the Jacinta Maria Bunnell Award for Commentary and the Frank Keegan “Take No Prisoners” Award for News.

Other categories include multimedia, news, enterprise, profile, features, editorial, column writing, first-person essay, cartoons, reviews, sports and photography.

Entries must have been published between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2016 in online or print publications. School publications, underground papers, blogs, online papers and other venues for journalism are all acceptable.

The entry fee is US$20 for the top honors, US$10 for team entries and US$5 for individuals. Fee waivers are available for applicants experiencing hardship.

The deadline is Feb. 3.

For more information, click here.

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