John Button School Prize

The John Button School Prize awards the best essay on a subject concerning Australia’s future by a Victorian student who is in Years 10 to 12 and is younger than 19.

Essays submitted for the School Prize will discuss Australian politics or policy. They might address such topics as Australia’s population, climate change, reconciliation with Indigenous Australians, water, asylum seekers, education, health, the state of the arts — big ideas for Australia’s future.

The winner receives a prize of $2,500, and $2,000 for their school.

Entries are open until Sunday 7 July.

Find out more and apply: https://government.unimelb.edu.au/engagement/the-john-button-fund/john-button-school-prize

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