HART Prize For Human Rights

We are now accepting entries for the HART Prize 2024!

Scroll down for key documents. The deadline for submissions is 23:59 on Monday 20 May 2024.

Who can enter

We’re running two competitions from November-May, ‘Creative’ and ‘Essay’, and we welcome submissions from anyone aged:

  • 11-14 (Junior Category)
  • 15-18 (Intermediate Category)
  • 19-25 (Senior Category)

Why take part

  • Research a topic you’re passionate about
  • Share real-life stories of courage in adversity
  • Help your friends think critically about human rights
  • Raise awareness of issues that aren’t in the news

You could win

  • A cash prize
  • A signed book by Baroness Cox (pictured)
  • Work experience with HART
  • A tour of the House of Lords

How to enter

  1. Complete the downloadable entry form below.
  2. Email the form (plus your essay or creative entry) to the email address below. If submitting artwork, please attach a video or photos of the piece. We are not able to accept physical entries.
  3. Ensure your submission files are saved under your full name.
  4. Read the Terms and Conditions before submitting your entry.

Key documents

How to Enter


Entry Form


Suggested Essay Titles


HART Prize Terms and Conditions


A selection of winning artwork from the HART Prize for Human Rights

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