Essay Competitions


THE SILLERMAN FIRST BOOK PRIZE FOR AFRICAN POETS			No ratings yet.

THE SILLERMAN FIRST BOOK PRIZE FOR AFRICAN POETS No ratings yet.

The African Poetry Book Series is made possible through the generosity of philanthropists Laura and Robert F. X. Sillerman, whose generous contributions have facilitated the establishment of the APBF.  In recognition of their invaluable support of our work, Mr. and Mrs. Sillerman have welcomed the use of their name for the First Book Prize for African Poets. THE PRIZE The Sillerman First Book Prize for...

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THE SA WRITERS COLLEGE
 
2016 Annual Short Story Award
 
For Emerging Writers in South Africa
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THE SA WRITERS COLLEGE   2016 Annual Short Story Award   For Emerging Writers in South Africa   No ratings yet.

The annual SA Writers College Short Story Competition is held to acknowledge excellence in creative writing in the Short Story form. The contest is open to any emerging writer residing in South Africa and who has had fewer than four stories/articles published in any format (print or digital). PRIZES: First Prize: R 10 000.00 Second Prize: R 5 000.00 Third Prize: R 2 000.00 The...

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EssaysCapital Essay Writing Contest			No ratings yet.

EssaysCapital Essay Writing Contest No ratings yet.

EssaysCapital Is Looking for the Best Essay Writer! Are you one of those people who are thrilled to offer help when someone says “please write my essay”? Guess what: you don’t have to write for other people to satisfy your urge for writing; we have a challenge that will certainly make you smile! EssaysCapital announces an international essay writing contest for everyone who’s willing to...

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EssaysCapital Essay Writing Contest			No ratings yet.

EssaysCapital Essay Writing Contest No ratings yet.

EssaysCapital Is Looking for the Best Essay Writer! Are you one of those people who are thrilled to offer help when someone says “please write my essay”? Guess what: you don’t have to write for other people to satisfy your urge for writing; we have a challenge that will certainly make you smile! EssaysCapital announces an international essay writing contest for everyone who’s willing to...

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2nd Annual NHEF Essay Competition			No ratings yet.

2nd Annual NHEF Essay Competition No ratings yet.

We are pleased to announce the second edition of our Annual Scholarship Essay Competition will open for submission starting February 8th 2016. The competition is aimed at harnessing young minds on issues of vital importance to development and we are pleased to announce this year, the NHEF will be rewarding winners with a full year’s tuition in addition to prize money! Topic 1.      “The educated differ...

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The Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition 2015/2016			No ratings yet.

The Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition 2015/2016 No ratings yet.

The Legal History and Rare Books Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries announce the eighth annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The Competition is named in honor of the late Morris L. Cohen of Yale Law School, one of the founders of LH&RB and an eminent scholar of legal research, rare books, and historical bibliography. The purpose of the Competition is...

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2016 Young Statisticians Writing Competition			No ratings yet.

2016 Young Statisticians Writing Competition No ratings yet.

Can you tell a statistical story in an entertaining and thought-provoking way? If you think you’ve got what it takes, and are within the first 10 years of your statistical career, we want to hear from you. Each year, Significance and the Young Statisticians Section of the Royal Statistical Society host a competition to promote and encourage top-class writing about statistics. This year’s competition is...

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AskPetersen Scholarship: Essay Writing Contest			No ratings yet.

AskPetersen Scholarship: Essay Writing Contest No ratings yet.

I founded AskPetersen.com with a single goal in mind: to help students solve academic writing troubles and start writing better essays. It’s time to check if I made any progress with that, so I invite all readers of my website to take part in a challenging writing contest. It will be fun! You’ll get a chance to get your essay published and earn a valuable...

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2016 Crystal Muslim Organization Essay Competition			No ratings yet.

2016 Crystal Muslim Organization Essay Competition No ratings yet.

Entries are hereby requested for the 10th edition of the CMO annual essay competition. There are lots of great prizes to be won, and the best writer in each category will, Insha Allah, have the opportunity to present his/her at the seminar. CMO is aimed at promoting the better understanding of Islam among Muslims and non-Muslims. It also seeks to build a media conscious generation...

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Murdering Your Writing Fears:A Free ebook			No ratings yet.

Murdering Your Writing Fears:A Free ebook No ratings yet.

When your heart grip for fear of writing, try to talk with experienced writers, you will discover that: they all feared writing in some manner. When you recognize this truth, it will comfort you and also boost your confidence in writing. I might not be able to tell exactly what your fear is, but I know you definitely have what’s pulling you back! Just like...

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Gerrymander Standard Writing Competition 2016			No ratings yet.

Gerrymander Standard Writing Competition 2016 No ratings yet.

Common Cause welcomes all papers that will identify partisan gerrymanders and distinguish them from districts drawn using neutral redistricting principles while developing legal theories or arguments that could be used by courts to declare partisan gerrymanders unconstitutional. Practitioners, scholars, and students from a wide variety of academic disciplines are encouraged to submit papers. The judging committee will include leading academics in the democracy field. Authors...

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The Waterston Desert Writing Prize 2016			No ratings yet.

The Waterston Desert Writing Prize 2016 No ratings yet.

The Waterston Desert Writing Prize (the Prize) is accepting submissions for the 2016 prize. Submission guidelines for 2016 are listed below. Now in its second year, the Prize annually honors literary nonfiction that illustrates artistic excellence, sensitivity to place, and desert literacy – with the desert as both subject and setting. Inspired by author and poet Ellen Waterston’s love of the high desert of Central...

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2015-16 Beveridge & Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition			No ratings yet.

2015-16 Beveridge & Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition No ratings yet.

The U.S. Constitution has long been interpreted by judges and understood by most Americans to support comprehensive environmental protection. However, arguments questioning the constitutional legitimacy or application of environmental law continue to be made. ELI and NAELS invite law students to submit papers exploring current issues of constitutional environmental law. This annual writing competition is made possible through the generous support of Beveridge & Diamond...

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Humor Writing Competition 2016			No ratings yet.

Humor Writing Competition 2016 No ratings yet.

We have all experienced awkward, embarrassing and cringe-worthy moments in life: from bad dates, those morning walks of shame, horrific makeovers and that time you bitched about your boss when he was standing right behind you (whoops!) Now you can get published and win cash simply by telling your story. Submit your story to the website; you could win some cash and get your story published (anonymously if you wish). Make...

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Book the Break Short Story competition			No ratings yet.

Book the Break Short Story competition No ratings yet.

Fancy a holiday in Provence? Submit a short story (maximum 2000 words) and you could win a four-night stay for two people in Aix en Provence next summer! Bed and breakfast, en suite accommodation, swimming pool, two dinners, and transport to and from airport / train station. Topic The Cats (you can change the title but the story must deal with the topic), with the following...

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The 2016 Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Competition			No ratings yet.

The 2016 Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Competition No ratings yet.

Administered by Public Citizen, the Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Competition is soliciting submissions. The Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Competition is sponsored by R. Ben Hogan III of Hogan Law Office, PC, in Birmingham, Alabama, and Gerson H. Smoger of Smoger & Associates in Dallas, Texas, and Oakland, California. It is administered by Public Citizen. Topic “Class Actions and Environmental Law” As courts and...

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2016 Tana Forum University Essay Competition			No ratings yet.

2016 Tana Forum University Essay Competition No ratings yet.

Africa is the arena for some of the modern world’s most intractable security challenges. 80 years ago, when powerful nations boldly breached multilateral decision-making and international law, Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia stood before the League of Nations and declared the imminent catastrophe facing the world, should the principles of common security be abandoned. Since then, Africa has not only been the testing ground of...

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Call for Applications: Editors and Writers Training Workshop – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, March 9 -11, 2016			No ratings yet.

Call for Applications: Editors and Writers Training Workshop – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, March 9 -11, 2016 No ratings yet.

Culture and Development East Africa (CDEA)’s Writers Lounge in collaboration with African Writer’s Trust (AWT) will host a writers and editors workshop for budding writers, sub-editor/ editors and book editors in Dar es Salaam. The workshop will be held from 9-11 March 2016 at Eco Sanaa Terrace, Mikocheni B. The workshop will be crowned by a Writers Conversation and Public Reading from Goretti Kyomuhendo, a...

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The Mogford Prize for Food and Drink Writing 2016 No ratings yet.

I am lucky enough to have enjoyed a lifetime in the hospitality industry with my involvement with Browns Restaurants, Rules in London and my current Oxford collection of the Old Bank Hotel and Quod, the Old Parsonage Hotel and Gees Restaurant. The city of Oxford has been an historical centre for literary excellence, so it seemed the perfect idea to create and sponsor an annual...

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2016 International Essay Contest for Young People			No ratings yet.

2016 International Essay Contest for Young People No ratings yet.

This annual essay contest is organized in an effort to harness the energy, imagination and initiative of the world’s youth in promoting a culture of peace and sustainable development. It also aims to inspire society to learn from the young minds and to think about how each of us can make a difference in the world. This program is an activity of the UNESCO Global...

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Thresholds International Short Fiction Feature Writing Competition			No ratings yet.

Thresholds International Short Fiction Feature Writing Competition No ratings yet.

THRESHOLDS is the only online forum dedicated to the reading, writing and study of the short story form. One overall winner will be chosen, followed by two runners-up. Like doorways and other thresholds, the short story form gives us the sense that we are crossing worlds, and entering new realities and states of mind.  Across the threshold, both reader and protagonist arrive, often together, at fresh perceptions...

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IAFIE 2016 Essay Competition			No ratings yet.

IAFIE 2016 Essay Competition No ratings yet.

The International Association for Intelligence Education (http://www.iafie.org/default.asp) is pleased to announce its Essay Competition for 2016. This competition promotes IAFIE’s goal of providing a forum for the creation of knowledge and the dissemination and exchange of ideas and information for those interested in and concerned with intelligence education. The competition is open to everyone with an interest in furthering intelligence education. (IAFIE board members, officers,...

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International Hizmet Essay Contest 2016			No ratings yet.

International Hizmet Essay Contest 2016 No ratings yet.

The Hizmet Essay Contest is an annual contest series that encourages research on the Hizmet movement as well as the works of the Turkish Islamic scholar, Fethullah Gulen. The contest aims to motivate individuals to think critically about issues that affect the international society and, how to tackle these important issues from a Hizmet perspective. Individuals will research the various works of Fethullah Gulen and...

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The 2016 Kampala Writers’ Conference			No ratings yet.

The 2016 Kampala Writers’ Conference No ratings yet.

Dates: October 9-15, 2016 Faculty: TBA on 1 February Location: Kampala, Uganda Registration: Applications open 1 March Join us for the second-annual Kampala Writers’ Conference, an intensive, week-long gathering for writers. The Kampala Writers’ Conference is at the heart of the thriving East Africa literary scene.  With a focus on community and rigorous attention to craft, the Conference offers guided freewrites; morning workshops presented by vital, contemporary writers; afternoon...

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Opportunity for African Writers/Study Creative Writing in London for free/Deadline is Feb 15			No ratings yet.

Opportunity for African Writers/Study Creative Writing in London for free/Deadline is Feb 15 No ratings yet.

The Kit de Waal Scholarship is offering one aspiring writer the chance to study creative writing for free at Birkbeck University Department of English and Humanities Fully funded scholarships in creative writing is rare, so this is an opportunity of a lifetime and should not be missed. The scholarship is the brain child of Kit de Waal, the award winning British author of My Name is Leon....

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Sapiens Plurum Earth Day Short Fiction Contest			No ratings yet.

Sapiens Plurum Earth Day Short Fiction Contest No ratings yet.

Sapiens Plurum (Latin for “wisdom of many”) was named to reflect humankind’s evolving connected intelligence. The rising generation, the Sapiens Plurum generation, will have the power of gods of ancient myth: to heal, to transform, to battle and to better the future of humankind. Our mission is to inspire humankind to apply its amazing new technological powers to overcome problems that have plagued civilization for...

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