What images, emotions or memories come to mind when you think of the word ‘Peace’? Children around the world are invited to capture its meaning for this year’s Commonwealth Class Short Story Writing Competition. The competition offers a unique opportunity for students to become part of the Commonwealth’s rich storytelling heritage and to be in with the chance of winning some great prizes!
The Delegation of the European Union to Nigeria and ECOWAS in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Education and Daily Trust are organising an Essay Competition on Gender Equality. The competition is part of the European Union Gender Action.
Application Deadline: 6th November 2017
Eligible Countries: Nigeria
About the Award: The objective of the competition is to stimulate children’s awareness of the role of women in society.
African citizens between the age of 18-25 are invited to submit an essay for this year’s Leadership Essay Contest organised by the Institute of African Leadership for Sustainable Development (UONGOZI Institute).
Application Deadline: 14th July, 2017 (5pm GMT).
Eligible Countries: African countries
To be taken at (country): South Africa
About the Award: The essay contest aims to provide a space for the youth of Africa and the next generation of leaders in the region to contribute to important discussions on leadership.
Are you, an African youth concerned about peace and security on the continent? Do you believe your future is, in any way, affected by current peace and security challenges on the African continent? Would you want your voice to be heard on this issue? Do you have a passion for writing?
Rwanda Standards Board (RSB) in collaboration with Africa Organization for Standardization (ARSO) is organizing the 4th Continental Essay Competition 2016/2017 with the effort to ensure that youth are enlightened and their standard culture is improved.
Application Deadline: 1st March, 2017
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: African Countries
About the Award: This year’s theme is: “
Oakseed Ministries International announces its seventh annual essay contest for youths on the topic: Compassion and the Illiterate Child.
2 May 2011
Choose one topic and write an essay exploring the specific area on “Compassion and Child Trafficking”, keeping in mind the backdrop of compassion.