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AMWA Early Career Award

AMWA supports the professional development of writers and editors who develop health and medical content for the mainstream press, consumers and health professionals.

To help aspiring writers enter the field of medical writing, AMWA facilitates an annual Early Career Award.

About the Early Career Award

The AMWA Early Career Award assists in the transition from tertiary education or other employment to a career in medical writing. AMWA members with fewer than two years’ experience in medical writing are encouraged to apply.

Applicants for the AMWA Early Career Award will be assessed on a piece of writing of approximately 1000 words.

Submissions should focus on a topic that is strongly related to medicine and/or health.

Applicants must be current members of AMWA and the sole author of the work they submit (previously published pieces may be submitted).

Benefits of the Early Career Award

Application process

Applicants should include a short personal biography, i.e. no more than 400 words, detailing:

Judging criteria include:

Applications are open until 31st March 2021

Apply here


AMWA 2020 – Medical Writing and Communication During the COVID-19 Crisis

For those who attended the AMWA 2020 Special Virtual Event: 'Medical Writing and Communication During the COVID-19 Crisis' on Thursday 19 November, we are sure you would agree that it was an invaluable two hours. The calibre of speakers and their learnings from this unprecedented crisis were beyond our expectations. We are humbled by their willingness to give their personal time to share their experience with us. 

If you missed the live event, a recording will be made available to AMWA members in the Members Area shortly. If you are not yet an AMWA member, but would like to join, you can visit our membership and benefits page here. Annual membership is $80 for full members and $40 for students.

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