Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its sixth annual International Essay Contest, open to teachers and students anywhere in the world.
As part of Carnegie Council’s Ethics for a Connected World project, thought leaders are asked to answer a series of questions about the greatest ethical challenges facing the planet. One of the questions is: What should happen this century? See some of their answers here.
But the project would not be complete without input from students and teachers like you. What do you think?
Essay Topic: What would you like to see happen during this century to make the world a better place
- Style: Op-ed style (not academic, footnoted papers)
- Length: 1,000 to 1,500 words
- Format: Word document, or email. English language entries only.
- Limit: One entry per person.
This competition is open to teachers and students of all nationalities.
All teachers, at whatever level, are eligible.
All students, from high school students through graduate students, are eligible. Non-students are automatically disqualified.
Collaborative essays between students and teachers are welcome.
Previous winners and honorable mentions are not eligible.
1st prize: $250 Amazon Gift Certificate
2nd prize: $150 Amazon Gift Certificate
3rd prize: $75 Amazon Gift Certificate
Entry Deadline: January 5 2015
How to Enter:
Visit Contest page for details to apply
Founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1914, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is an educational, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that produces lectures, publications, and multimedia materials on the ethical challenges of living in a globalized world.