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The Josh Award

09 Feb 2024 7:15 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The Josh Award returns for 2024 and applications are welcomed from February 24th.

The Josh Award is a national prize for early-career science communicators who are passionate about continuing to work in this field in the future, including students, volunteers, researchers or creatives. 

We welcome applicants who will bring a valuable difference to our sector, either through the audiences they work with or via their own leading edge creative practice, or both!

The Josh Award Winner will receive:

  • £500 to £2,500 depending on funds availability and need, to develop their project or event to be part of a Science Discovery Centre's programme, or at a UK Science Festival.

  • Opportunities for personal and professional development via the BIG network

  • A place at the annual BIG Event in Cardiff

  • Professional training sessions with the Science Museum Group's Academy

  • A personal prize cheque of £2,000 from the Josh Award Fund

  • The Josh Award trophy

Visit for full details and for how to apply

Jon Chase, winner of the Josh Award in 2017, being presented with the award by Carole Keating

Ben and Fred (Juggling Science), winners of the Josh Award in 2019, being presented with the award by Helen Featherstone

Josh Phillips, who the Award is named after

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