The John Button School Prize
Entries sought for 2013 John Button School Prize
The John Button Foundation is pleased to support the John Button School Prize in 2013.
The John Button School Prize awards $2,500 for 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. It also awards $2,000 to the student’s school and both student and school receive a commemorative plaque.
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.