“In the context of this current moment in history, The 2016 Fountain Essay Contest invites you to consider the issues facing today’s immigrants. Are you an immigrant, too? Were your parents or grandparents immigrants? Are we all immigrants in this world? How do immigrants contribute to your society? How do they cause problems in your society?
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The Queen’s Commonwealth essay competition 2017 is an international essay competition open for entries for young commonwealth citizens under or aged 18 with diverse backgrounds, to make their voices heard on a global platform.
Application Deadline: 1st May 2017 | Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: all Commonwealth countries and territories.
Each year, the Berkeley PRIZE Committee selects a topic critical to the discussion of the social art of architecture and poses a Question based on that topic. Full-time undergraduate students enrolled in any architecture degree program or majoring in architecture throughout the world (or teams of two students, one of whom may be from another discipline) are invited to submit a 500-word Essay proposal responding to the Question.
Brief description: Up to 10 US$500 awards to be made in February 2017 to the top Lex:lead essays answering this year’s essay question:
“How does refugee and migration law affect poverty and economic development? How can it be implemented to reduce poverty and to improve economic development?”
Application Timeline: Register by 31st October 2016;
Brief Description: The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2016 edition of its annual Essay Competition.
Submission Deadline: NSE Annual Essay competition deadline is 14th October, 2016
Offered Annually? Yes
Offered Since: 2001
Scholarship Type: Essay Competition
About Award: The NSE Annual Essay Competition,
Brief description: The Trust for Sustainable Living Global essay competition and debate invites schoolchildren to explore practical pathways for climate action.
Application Deadline: Registration opens on 1st September 2016 and the deadline for entries is 15th December 2016.
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: All
To be taken at (country): The Challenge winners will be announced at the 2017 Debates &
Essay Submission Deadline: 31st December, 2016
About Contest: Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its eighth annual International Essay Contest, open to teachers and students anywhere in the world. This essay competition is open to both teachers and students anywhere in the world. All students, from high/secondary school students,
Brief description: The African Development Bank is calling for essay submissions for the AfDB Development Evaluation Week 2016.
Application Deadline: 15th September, 2016.
Offered annually? Yes
Theme of Contest: The theme of the 2016 contest is: “Evaluating the AfDB “High 5’s” for transforming Africa.” AfDB is looking for essays that offer practical and innovative solutions on evaluating the “High 5’s” and that focus on value,
Brief description: Enter the SLS thought leadership essay competition today!
Application Deadline: 26th August 2016.
Eligible Countries: South Africa
To be taken at (country): South Africa
Essay Topic: To enter, please choose ONE of the following topics and submit an essay of 1000 words:
Brief description: Are you an Ethiopian university student between the ages of 18 to 30 years old? If so, the World Bank wants you to hear your thoughts on some of the most pressing development challenges in your country.
Application Deadline: Before August 11, 2016.