2018 Carnegie Council International Student/Teacher Essay Contest
Application Deadline:December 31, 2018
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its tenth annual International Essay Contest, open to students of all nationalities anywhere in the world.
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.
- Style: Op-ed style (not academic, footnoted papers)
- Length: 1,000 to 1,500 words
- Format: Blog post on www.globalethicsnetwork.org. English language entries only.
- Limit: One entry per person.
All students, from high school students through graduate students, are eligible. Non-students are automatically disqualified.
Previous winners and honorable mentions are not eligible.
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
HOW TO ENTER:
1. Join the free Global Ethics Network (GEN) website: www.globalethicsnetwork.org.
2. Post your essay in the blog section and 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).
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