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If you were born in 2001, 2002, 2003 or 2004, this page is for you:

Welcome to the Blogging Prizes! It doesn’t matter if English is not your first language: we look at your ideas. The winner will get up to $900. There's a 2nd Prize of up to $600 and a 3rd Prize of up to $400.

To participate, authors had to write an essay of 500 to 1200 words on one of these topics:

    1. “I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.”- Albert Einstein. Discuss.
    2. "The great thing about social media was how it gave a voice to voiceless people." - Jon Ronson
    3. "Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve." – Roger Lewin
    4. Discuss the photo.

It doesn't matter if English was not the author's first language: the Jury will look at the quality of their arguments and the originality of their ideas.

What happens next?

Our fantastic Jury is reviewing the shortlisted articles and will focus on the quality of your arguments and the originality of your ideas.

On 16 December, the Editor will announce the Winner, Runner-Up Prizes and Matched Prizes!

Enjoy exploring this year's blogging entries. See also the blogging entries for: 20112012201320142015201620172018. If you have any questions that are not answered above, take a look at our section on Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).