Applications for the Features Writer of the Year – News and Current Affairs Award are open for the next two days, and this year the category will be sponsored by Griffith College!

Established in 1974, Griffith College is one of the two largest independent higher education institutions in Ireland, with a student population of around 7,000 with 1,400 overseas students from over 77 countries.

Griffith College runs full and part-time degree and higher education qualifications in Law, Accountancy, Business, Computing Science, Journalism, Media, TV Production, Film Production, Design, Fashion, Music and Drama. You can check them out on their website here.

Judges will be looking for authoritative criticism that offers a fresh, illuminating view of a news or current affairs story.

Check out the category here for more information on how to submit.

You can enter this category here, but hurry! Applications for this year’s awards close in two days.