2018 Youth Awards

The 2018 Mercy Foundation Youth Awards are now closed. 

The Mercy Foundation Youth Awards are now closed. View the winning entries here. This year’s competition asked entrants to take a photo and write a short paragraph that encapsulates what home means to them and complete the quick quiz about homelessness in Australia. Answers to the quiz can be found here.

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First Prize:
$700 will be awarded to the winning Entrant and $700 will be awarded to the winning school*

Second Prize:
$350 will be awarded to the winning Entrant and $350 will be awarded to the winning school*

Third Prize:
$200 will be awarded to the winning Entrant and $200 will be awarded to the winning school*

$50 vouchers will be awarded to the next top 10 entries and the school that submits the most entries wins $250.*

Key Dates

  • Competition closes 29th June 2018, winners notified week commencing 20 August 2018.

Important Notes

  • Only one entry per student is accepted
  • The judges may award more than one winner  in each prize category. In this case, the winners share the prize money.

Details for Students

Details for Teachers