Enter the 2015 Young Writers' Prize

Enter the 2015 Per Capita Young Writer's Prize for your chance to win $3,000!

Fancy yourself a bit of a writer? Have something you care passionately about and would like to change? The 2015 Per Capita Young Writers’ Prize is now open!

  • Win $3,000 + international travel
  • Make a contribution to the national public policy debate
  • Get your ideas published

This prize is open to all Australians aged 25 years and under, and is designed to encourage thinking about, and research into, major public policy challenges facing Australia.

The winner will receive a prize of $3,000 and a return international flight to study approaches to your selected topic. In addition, your winning entry will be published by Per Capita, and subject to editorial discretion, in the national mainstream media.

To complete this challenge:

1. Read up on the competition by visiting Per Capita's website

2. Pitch your idea in a blog post here

3. Smash out your essay

4. Win! 

The above text is taken from Per Capita's website. For full Terms & Conditions of Entry, visit percapita.org.au/research/young-writers-prize

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