AMY WRITING AWARDS The Amy Foundation invites submissions for its 20th annual Amy Writing Awards. The program awards writers who present a biblical message on contemporary issues. First prize is $10,000. To be eligible, articles must be published in a mainstream, non-religious publication, contain at least one passage of scripture, and have been published between January 1 and December 31, 2004. Articles may be submitted to: The Amy Foundation Writing Awards, P.O. Box 16091, Lansing, MI 48901-6091. Entries must be postmarked on or before January 31, 2005. *For more information: Web site: http://www.amyfound.org; telephone: 877.727.4262
PAGE LEGACY SCHOLAR GRANTS The Arthur W. Page Center at the Pennsylvania State Univ. College of Communications announces the first Page Legacy Scholar competition for the study of integrity in public communication. Grants will be awarded to support scholars and professionals making important contributions to knowledge, practice, or public understanding of ethics and responsibility in public communication or other principles of Arthur W. Page, longtime v.p. for public relations at AT&T. The grants seek to support innovative research, educational, or public service projects in a wide variety of academic disciplines and professional fields that will foster a modern understanding and application of the Page Principles for ethical and effective communication with the public and for responsible corporate behavior. In 2005, up to $75,000 will be awarded in grants of $5,000 to $25,000. The themes for this year are: Ethics in Public Communication, or The Role of Public Relations in Fostering Corporate Responsibility. Other appropriate topics (from political communication to international broadcasting) will be considered. Although most will be non-residential awards, a limited number of scholars may be in residence at Penn State and receive additional travel and living allotments. *Deadline for receipt of proposals: February 15, 2005. For more information, contact John S. Nichols, director, The Arthur W. Page Center, College of Communications, 201-B Carnegie Building, Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA 16802; Telephone: 814.865.3070; Web site: http://www.comm.psu.edu/pagecenter.