2018 Global Scholar’s Prize

The IGS Global Scholar’s Prize rewards an outstanding essay that addresses issues of global complexity and significance.

At a recent assembly IGS Principal Shauna Colnan announced the topic for this year’s Global Scholar’s Prize: Explore the global ramifications of the Me Too Movement.

This year the task is open to all students in Years 10, 11 and 12. As the topic is set by Ms Colnan, students can seek individual academic mentoring from her ahead of the 19 November deadline.

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Principal Shauna Colnan presenting the 2018 Global Scholar’s Prize topic

Ms Colnan created the Global Scholar’s Prize in 2014. The winner is announced each Speech Night in December.

Students who submit an essay are assessed on how well they:

  • demonstrate the capacity to understand issues of global significance
  • present a clear, accurate, logical, cohesive and well-structured response that makes well informed judgements
  • communicate and support ideas with a breadth of research and appropriate referencing.

Find out more about the 2018 Global Scholar’s Prize.

Take a look at some of the previous Global Scholar’s Prize winning essays.