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The Hugo Young Award is a political opinion writing competition, created in memory of Hugo Young, a political columnist at The Guardian for almost 20 years. Hugo was one of the most influential figures in British political journalism. Entries for the 2021 award will open on 1st October. The winner will have their piece published on The Guardian, the opportunity to shadow a Guardian journalist and will receive a cash prize of £500.
Championing the best political opinion writing amongst students and young people across the UK, this award celebrates Hugo’s legacy by encouraging fresh voices, new perspectives and great writing which, now more than ever, are essential to the future of quality, independent political journalism.