Sponsored by Eureka Street this award has been made possible by the Dooley family, in memory of Margaret Dooley, who died in 2004.
The annual award of $2000 is open to any writer, previously published or unpublished, under the age of 40. Entrants must submit two previously unpublished articles that offer:
* ethical reflection directed to a non-specialist audience on any serious topic,
* appeal to humane values, such as those that are found within, but are not exclusive to, the best of the Christian tradition,
* clear argument and elegant expression,
* generosity and courtesy of spirit animating forceful argument.
One article should be of no more than 800 words. The second should be of no more than 2000 words. They may take up the same, or different, topics.
Inaugural year of the award was 2005(Source: http://info.jesuit.org.au/info/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=363) Sighted 8/11/05