2017 New Statesman and Webb Memorial Trust Essay Competition: Brexit & Organising in Low Income Communities
New Statesman and Webb Memorial Trust Essay Competition. First prize: £1,000.
All interested young people are invited to submit an essay of no more than 2,500 words. Entrants must be between 18 and 25 years of age. The deadline is 17 October 2016.
The question this year is:
‘In the light of Brexit, what can low income communities in the UK do to organise themselves to become more resilient and self-sufficient?’
A first prize of £1,000 will be awarded to the winner. The runner-up will receive £500. The results will be announced at an awards reception in London on 29 November 2016. All shortlisted entries will be invited to the reception.
The winning essay will be published prominently in the New Statesman magazine and on their award-winning website.
Please submit your entry to Mike Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org
Previous winning essays:
- 2015 – How can growth reduce inequality? by Beninio McDonough Tranza
- 2014 – How can business reduce poverty? by Adam Ludlow
- 2013 – Slaying the giants of poverty and unemployment by Alex Shattock
- 2011 – Poverty Index essay by Anil Prashar