General Federation of Women’s Clubs seeks Croly Award entries

The Jane Cunningham Croly Award for Excellence in Journalism Covering Issues of Concern to Women recognizes journalists who best capture the courage, vision, and spirit of Jane Cunningham Croly. Jane Cunningham Croly was a pioneering journalist who devoted her life to helping women improve their lives and expand their rights. The Croly Award winner must demonstrate a concern for the rights and the advancement of women in our society; an awareness of women’s sensitivity, strength, and courage; and/or an attempt to counteract existing sexism.

The Croly Award will be presented in June 2019, at the GFWC Annual Convention in Austin, Texas. The winner will receive a $1,000 cash award and airfare/expenses to attend and speak at Convention.

Entry form and required materials due April 30.

A judging panel will review entries to select an overall winner whose submission (print, broadcast, or online) demonstrates a concern for the rights and advancement of women in our society; an awareness of women’s sensitivity, strength, and courage; and/or an attempt to counteract existing sexism.

The contest is open to all journalists who contribute to newspapers, broadcast news programs (radio and television), magazines, news services, or online publications, either as staff or in a freelance capacity.

To learn more or submit an entry visit the Croly Award webpage.


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