International Student Essay Contest, 2018: Is it Important to Live in a Democracy?

International Student Essay Contest, 2018: Is it Important to Live in a Democracy?

About Essay:

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its tenth annual International Essay Contest, open to students of all nationalities anywhere in the world.

ESSAY TOPIC: Is it important to live in a democracy?

The essay should include a definition/explanation of the concept of democracy (written in your own words) and then explain why democracy is or is not important.

CONTEST REQUIREMENTS:

  • Style: Op-ed style (notacademic, footnoted papers)
  • Length: 1,000 to 1,500 words
  • Format: Blog post on globalethicsnetwork.org. English language entries only.
  • Limit: One entry per person.

Before submitting your essay, please review these plagiarism guidelines to ensure that your work is original and properly cited. All essays will be screened using plagiarism-detecting software.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

  • All students, from high school students through graduate students, are eligible. Non-students are automatically disqualified.

    Previous winners and honorable mentions are not eligible.

HOW TO ENTER:

1. Join the free Global Ethics Network (GEN) website: www.globalethicsnetwork.org.

2.Post your essay in the blog sectionand tag it with #essaycontest2018.

3.Please include the following:

  •  Your full name.
  •  The name of your school.
  •  Indicate what level of student you are (high school, undergraduate, graduate).

COMPETITION DEADLINE: December 31, 2018

PRIZES:

The essays are judged in three categories: graduate students; undergraduate students; and high school students.

1st prize: $300 Amazon Gift Certificate

2nd prize:$150 Amazon Gift Certificate 

3rd prize:$75 Amazon Gift Certificate

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