Essay Competitions


Ripen the Page Short Story Writing Contest			No ratings yet.

Ripen the Page Short Story Writing Contest No ratings yet.

​ Welcome to Ripen the Page. I’m Linette, and I created this literary magazine to bring you nimble perspectives on the craft of writing. As an editor, I work with writers across all genres. Here at Ripen the Page, I’m always looking for great submissions. Send me your best work today—poems, articles, and flash fiction in all genres! If selected, I’ll feature you in the...

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TSL 2017 International Schools Essay Competition and Debate			No ratings yet.

TSL 2017 International Schools Essay Competition and Debate No ratings yet.

​ The annual essay competition and debate are aimed at primary students (ages 7-11) and secondary students (ages 11-17), supported by Teacher Champions in formal and home schools. Topic Students are invited to write an essay outlining their thoughts on climate action, in English, as follows: Primary students (ages 7-11): ‘My Plan for Climate Action’ (max. 400 words) Secondary students (ages 11-17): ‘We Can Beat...

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2016 Careif Essay Prize Competition on improving the physical health of people with mental illness			No ratings yet.

2016 Careif Essay Prize Competition on improving the physical health of people with mental illness No ratings yet.

​To All Medical Students; Careif is calling for submission!  Around the globe, hundreds of thousands of people with mental illness die prematurely every year- sometimes 15-20 years earlier than those who do not have a mental illness. People with mental illness are at high risk of developing respiratory and chronic diseases, such as asthma, diabetes, arthritis, chronic pain, heart disease, stroke, hypertension, diabetes, peptic ulcers...

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2016 WOLFoundation Global Essay Contest			No ratings yet.

2016 WOLFoundation Global Essay Contest No ratings yet.

​ Everyone is welcome. Any one individual may submit up to three entries. Theme;  The theme for the 2016 competition is “Connecting Politics With People” Entries should be written in prose in the English language. You can submit essays or short stories, factual commentary or fiction – whichever way and whichever writing style you choose to communicate your ideas. Just make it compelling. What to...

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2017 SWIS-ISWA Competition on Sustainable Waste Management Essay			No ratings yet.

2017 SWIS-ISWA Competition on Sustainable Waste Management Essay No ratings yet.

​ The authors of the best essays will be awarded scholarship to attend the ISWA-SWIS Winter School (to be held at UTA from January 16-27, 2017). However, full time students will be given preference for scholarship. SWIS has introduced these scholarships to promote the importance of sustainable waste management for developing healthy and sustainable urban cities. Topic The essay topic (this must be country or...

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International Journal of Philosophy and Theology Essay Prize 2016-2017			No ratings yet.

International Journal of Philosophy and Theology Essay Prize 2016-2017 No ratings yet.

Contemporary Western philosophy is marked by the presence of two relatively distinct and well-recognized traditions: the ‘analytic’ and the ‘continental’ traditions. Present-day differences between both traditions are particularly striking when one considers their respective views on the possibility of metaphysical thinking. Analytic philosophy, while originally derived from a radical critique of metaphysics, has now developed a flourishing discipline of analytic metaphysics. Continental philosophy, which for...

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Central Asia Program Student Research Paper Competition			No ratings yet.

Central Asia Program Student Research Paper Competition No ratings yet.

​ Description To facilitate the growth and coherence of the Central Asian Studies field the Central Asia Program at the George Washington University provides support annually for the best graduate student research paper in Central Asian Studies. Eligibility Applicants must be MA or PhD students writing a thesis or a doctorate on Central Asia. Postdoctoral scholars are not eligible to participate. The essay should be...

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Foreign Affairs Student Essay Competition 2016			No ratings yet.

Foreign Affairs Student Essay Competition 2016 No ratings yet.

​ Foreign Affairs and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy want to give tomorrow’s leaders the opportunity to demonstrate innovative thinking on the issues that shape their world. In the 2016 Student Essay Competition, a panel from the Foreign Affairs editorial staff and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy will select one undergraduate’s essay to be published on the Foreign Affairs...

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Essay Plus Essay Writing Contest-Autumn 2016 No ratings yet.

If you think you have skills for writing or simply enjoy putting your ideas and thoughts down on a paper, then you won’t want to miss this chance! Essay Plus is posting an International competition for all writers, offering up to $500 for the winner. If you want to showcase your skills in creative writing and want to gain recognition for your writing abilities, this...

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Life Saver Essay Contest			No ratings yet.

Life Saver Essay Contest No ratings yet.

​ Life Saver Essays is hosting an Essay Writing Contest for budding writers. Our goal is to encourage rising talent and promote the spirit of writing, which seems to have diminished.Topic You can choose any topic, but we encourage choosing topics that you feel passionately for and where you can voice your opinion. Refrain from choosing overly simple topics. We do not have a set...

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CALL FOR ENTRIES: 5th EAC University Students’ Debate (A Two page Essay is required)  			No ratings yet.

CALL FOR ENTRIES: 5th EAC University Students’ Debate (A Two page Essay is required)   No ratings yet.

​ East African Community Secretariat; Arusha, Tanzania; 26 August 2016: The 4th EAC Development Strategy on accelerating regional integration draws direct links between Peace, Security and democratic governance as well as advocates political commitment by EAC Partner States to adhere to EAC principles on fair, free, transparent, accountable, sustainable and peaceful elections to consolidate the foundation of political integration. There is a growing concern about...

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2016 Virtual Centre of International Law Annual Essay Competition			No ratings yet.

2016 Virtual Centre of International Law Annual Essay Competition No ratings yet.

​ Theme The theme of the Essay Competition for the year is OPEN. Organizer Virtual Centre of International Law Prizes 3 best winning Essays on International Law will be rewarded Rs 33000 each as prize money. Deadline 30th November, 2016 Guidelines Essay must be submitted by an enrolled post-graduate student of international law (LLM, MPhil or Phd), relevant to Public International Law and endorsed by...

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Call for Nominations for the African Literature Association Awards			No ratings yet.

Call for Nominations for the African Literature Association Awards No ratings yet.

​ The African Literature Association (ALA) is calling for nominations for the following awards: Graduate Student Best Essay Award (Deadline: 1 September) Book of the Year Award – Creative Writing (Deadline: 1 September) Book of the Year Award – Scholarship (Deadline: 1 September) First Book Award – Scholarship (Deadline: 1 September) Best Article Award (Deadline: 1 September) Fonlon-Nichols Award (Deadline: 1 November) ALA Distinguished Member...

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Apply: Carnegie Council Student/ Teacher Essay Contest 2016			No ratings yet.

Apply: Carnegie Council Student/ Teacher Essay Contest 2016 No ratings yet.

​ Topic:  Is nationalism an asset or hindrance in today’s globalized world? Nationalism as used here is a broad term and can be viewed in terms of patriotism, economic nationalism, national identity that holds a diverse country together, nativism, a movement that ideologically separates a nation from a supranational organization, or any other logical way you think fit, as long as you define it clearly....

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It’s All Trumped Up Essay Contest 2016			No ratings yet.

It’s All Trumped Up Essay Contest 2016 No ratings yet.

​ Trump won’t just affect the daily lives of many of the citizens of the United States. His hot temper and idiocy will ultimately impact every corner of the world. Let your imagination run wild. We’re looking for everything from speculative fiction based on real possibilities to the fantastic. What are the results of giving this much power to a megalomaniacal baby? You tell us....

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First Crime Novel Competition			No ratings yet.

First Crime Novel Competition No ratings yet.

​ Entries are hereby requested for the 2016 first crime novel competition. This contest is sponsored by Minotaur Books and Mystery Writers of America (MWA). Macmillan Publishers, a distinctive group of publishing companies, has a rich history in the book industry. Our companies publish a broad range of quality works—including award-winning fiction and non fiction, and inspired and much-loved children’s books. A forward-looking company, we’re...

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History of Early Modern Philosophy Essay Competition 2016			No ratings yet.

History of Early Modern Philosophy Essay Competition 2016 No ratings yet.

The Sanders Prize in the History of Early Modern Philosophy is administered by Donald Rutherford, Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, San Diego and co-editor of Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy. Topic The core of the subject matter is philosophy and its history, though philosophy in this period was much broader than today and included a great deal of what currently belongs...

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Art Africa is Looking for Magazine Contributors 			No ratings yet.

Art Africa is Looking for Magazine Contributors  No ratings yet.

ART AFRICA magazine invites article submissions from writers from the continent and abroad. Art Africa is the leading international art publication on the continent. We receive considerable international attention and invitations to cover international events, both big and small. With this growing need to be in multiple locations at once, we’re thrilled to have a growing network of Art Africa ‘work family’ to collaborate with...

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My Newspaper Article; The County Times Kenya, May Edition 			No ratings yet.

My Newspaper Article; The County Times Kenya, May Edition  No ratings yet.

​ Africa Day sets forth a lucky chance for Africans and the African diaspora men and women, youthful and aged, united in multitude and from all walks of life to reconnect and recommit themselves in developing a better Africa. It acknowledges the achievements that we, as Africans, have built while reflecting upon the common challenges we face and the lessons we experience in a global...

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My Newspaper Article; The County Times Kenya, June Edition 			No ratings yet.

My Newspaper Article; The County Times Kenya, June Edition  No ratings yet.

​ The impact of armed conflicts on children in Africa and the illegal trade in wild life “I am concerned”  (By Julius P. Kessy) We live in the universe where global warming takes place at an ‘alarming rate’, carbon foot prints are vivid and space tourism could be the next big thing. Our inaction is costing billion lives, biodiversity and jeopardising the lives of future...

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Humor Us Writing Contest 2016			No ratings yet.

Humor Us Writing Contest 2016 No ratings yet.

​ Humor Us is looking for books with a good dose of funny. Maybe yours is a dark humor, a parody, or a good, old-fashioned buddy comedy — whatever it is, we want to read it. Your manuscript can be either fiction or nonfiction in at least a first draft (sorry, Bards, no limericks this time). Children’s books will not be considered. The primary genre...

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AfDB Development Evaluation Week 2016 Essay Contest 			No ratings yet.

AfDB Development Evaluation Week 2016 Essay Contest  No ratings yet.

The African Development Bank is calling for essay submissions for the AfDB Development Evaluation Week 2016. Submissions are now being accepted for the AfDB Development Evaluation Week 2016 Essay Contest. The contest is open to AfDB regional member country nationals who have proven experience and/or an educational background in evaluation. The theme of the 2016 contest is:  “Evaluating the AfDB “High 5’s” for transforming Africa.”...

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Philosophy Through Fiction Short Story Competition			No ratings yet.

Philosophy Through Fiction Short Story Competition No ratings yet.

​ We are inviting submissions for the short story competition “Philosophy Through Fiction”, organized by Helen De Cruz (Oxford Brookes University), with editorial board members Eric Schwitzgebel (UC Riverside), Meghan Sullivan (University of Notre Dame), and Mark Silcox(University of Central Oklahoma). As philosophers, we frequently tell stories in the form of brief thought experiments. In the past and today, philosophers have also written longer, richer...

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NewBbay’s Science Fiction Contest			No ratings yet.

NewBbay’s Science Fiction Contest No ratings yet.

​ Topic Science fiction Organizer NewBBay Prizes This contest features a $5,000.00 prize pool, which will be split amongst winning entries as follows: 1st Place: $2,400.00 2nd Place: $1,200.00 3rd Place: $600.00 4th Place: $500.00 5th Place: $300.00 Deadline Monday, August 15, 2016 Guidelines All entries must be the original work(s) of the submitting author(s). Violation of this rule will result in disqualification. Translations of...

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