Submissions Being Sought for the 7th Annual Hawaii Journal of Health & Social Welfare Writing Contest

The 7th annual Hawaiʻi Journal of Health & Social Welfare writing contest is open!  Up to three cash prizes of $500 each will be awarded. The contest will close on December 31, 2021 at 5 p.m. HST, and winners will be announced in January 2022.

The contest is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are currently enrolled in a medical, nursing, dental, pharmacy, social work, or public health program, and to professional researchers who recently graduated from such a program (within the last 12 months).

The HJH&SW writing contest winners will have their research articles published in a future issue of the journal. Exceptional entries that do not win a prize will be invited to submit their papers for publication in the journal through an expedited submission process.

Original research articles may be submitted by emailing them to For complete details, contest guidelines, judging criteria, and submission documents, please visit

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