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Please use this form if you are an adult nominating a young person for an award. If you are young person applying for an award, please use this form instead.

The Matthew Hale Award is open to young writers who show promise but lack the opportunity to pursue their talent. This could be for a number of reasons, including physical or mental ill-health, family circumstances, lack of access to cultural opportunities or any other reasons. 

This award is for a young person in Year 7 upwards (up to a maximum of 18 years of age). Entrants must be 18 years or under on Thursday 26 November 2020 when the awards open.

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.