CRC CARE High School Essay Competition
A safer, cleaner environmental future: the CRC CARE High School Essay Competition
Congratulations to the winners!
The Dr Roneal Naidu award for writing on chemical contamination and its effect on food quality and human health
- 1st prize ($1000): Edith Spiers (aged 15), Salesian College, Sunbury, Victoria:
The Cost of our Errors is Immediate.
- 2nd prize ($500): Tessa Quinlan (aged 13), Victory Lutheran College, Wodonga, Victoria:
Would you like some microfibres with that?
The CRC CARE award for writing on contamination of our planet: how can we ensure a clean and safe environment for future generations?
- 1st prize ($500): Thulani Mananduwa Arachchige (aged 14), Mac.Robertson Girl’s High School, Melbourne, Victoria:
Make ‘No pollution’ your New Year’s resolution.
How to enter
Enter the CRC CARE High School Essay Competition with a 500- to 1000-word essay about contaminants in the environment (for a safer, cleaner environmental future) and you could win a great prize!
Choose from two categories:
- The Dr Roneal Naidu award for writing on chemical contamination and its effect on food quality and human health ($1000 prize)
- The CRC CARE award for writing on contamination of our planet: how can we ensure a clean and safe environment for future generations? ($500 prize)
Entries are open to students in Years 7 to 12. The best essay on each topic, judged on its writing quality, interest, newsworthiness, and scientific accuracy, will receive a cash prize and a trip to Melbourne for the CleanUp 2017 conference gala dinner (prize winners must be accompanied to the gala dinner by a parent/legal guardian, at their parent/guardian’s own expense).
CRC CARE (the Cooperative Research Centre for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment) does scientific research to help stop or clean up contamination of our soil, water and air. Your essay can help!
To enter, click on the links below for more information and to download the entry form, and start writing!
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CRC CARE Essay Competition entry form
Terms and conditions
CleanUp 2017 homepage
CRC CARE website