Get Your Human Rights Creative Thinking Cap On!

Student competitions and scholarships

Posted: 10 August 2021
Notice reference #: 1HANzZ

Entries for the Amnesty International Gary Ware Legacy Award are now open! The winning idea/s will receive up to $4,000 towards a human rights initiative that has a clear human rights impact. 

It is open to any human rights topic as per the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Your human rights idea could be something that connects people from different communities, it could be toys for refugee children, or you could set up a cultural coffee club that allows people to share what they love about their culture. Alternatively, it might be something that focuses on the education of human rights, perhaps it’s an app or game that teaches people about their rights, a theatre show explaining the cycle of child poverty, a storybook on someone realising their rights, or a human rights debating contest, the opportunities are endless!   

Each year, a young person or group will receive funding to make their human rights vision a reality. This is your chance. 

If you're a primary, intermediate or secondary aged student and think you might have an idea, pitch it to us! 

Applications close 30 September. 

Go to amnesty.co.nz/award

Further information

Contact: Alicia King

 (021) 024 63250

alicia.king@amnesty.org.nz

www.amnesty.org.nz/award