Essay Competitions


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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The Rotting Post Competition			No ratings yet.

The Rotting Post Competition No ratings yet.

​ Topic Short humor pieces of 1,000 words or less. Please visit the about page for more details on writing style. Organizer Dan Blum Prizes First prize: $250 Second prize: $100 Deadline August 31, 2016 Guidelines Submission is free and easy. Just send an email [email protected]  with your piece either in-line in the email or in a word document. Must be 1,000 words or less The best way...

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My Newspaper Article to The County Times Kenya; On 2016 International Youth Day			No ratings yet.

My Newspaper Article to The County Times Kenya; On 2016 International Youth Day No ratings yet.

Towards 2030; The leading role of young people in poverty eradication and achieving sustainable development (By; Julius P. Kessy)  The International Youth Day (IYD) is here! This year’s day is about achieving the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development and as world leaders seek to build on the Millenium Development Goals and complete what these did not achieve, youth engagement in this year’s celebrations is more...

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THE JOURNEY OUEN PRESS 2016 Short Story Competition			No ratings yet.

THE JOURNEY OUEN PRESS 2016 Short Story Competition No ratings yet.

​ Before entering the competition please ensure you have read andunderstood the rules. Submitting an entry will imply you have readand understood and are prepared to abide by the rules.  Failure to comply with the rules may result in disqualification. General 1.The deadline date for entries will be Midnight (UK time) on 31st October 2016. 2. Entries to be submitted to: [email protected] 3.    ...

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Madeleine Milburn Summer Writing Competition			No ratings yet.

Madeleine Milburn Summer Writing Competition No ratings yet.

​ We are thrilled to open entries for our Madeleine Milburn Summer Writing Competition, 2016. A world-renowned literary agency based in the heart of Mayfair, London, we represent a dynamic and award-winning list of authors published in the UK, US and international markets. Our agency offers the highest level of care to a boutique list of authors, working together editorially and developing their work across...

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 Digital Essay Competition 2016			No ratings yet.

 Digital Essay Competition 2016 No ratings yet.

​ Topic:  Is technology changing your life? How? or Je, teknolojia inabadilisha maisha yako? Vipi? Organizer This essay contest is hosted by eKitabu and eLimu, sponsored by: POSITIVO BGH, Longhorn Publishers, Oxford University Press and Moran Publishers. Guidelines – Essays can be between 500 to 800 words. – Essays can be submitted in either English or Kiswahili – You also have the option to submit...

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ANDIKA RWANDA 2016			No ratings yet.

ANDIKA RWANDA 2016 No ratings yet.

About the competition Andika Rwanda is the annual national writing competition for children’s stories and poems. This is a joint partnership with the Rwanda Education Board, USAID’s Literacy, Language, and Learning (L3) Initiative, implemented by Education Development Center. The first competition was conducted in 2014. The goals of the competition are to increase the number of locally-authored stories and poems for primary school children, improve...

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Verbolatry Laugh-a-Riot Contest 2016			No ratings yet.

Verbolatry Laugh-a-Riot Contest 2016 No ratings yet.

​ We think the adventures of the charming Debora and her incorrigible Pen deserve to be told to the teeming masses of the writing/publishing industry. Everyone can do with a good laugh. We hope this contest raises the profile of Verbolatry newsletter and gets us more subscribers. And with our anniversary coming up, what better way to celebrate than by asking you to join in?! Humour writing...

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The DWL Short Story Contest 2016			No ratings yet.

The DWL Short Story Contest 2016 No ratings yet.

​ The DWL Short Story Contest 2016 is now open for submissions. Please visit the contest guidelines page for more details on how you can participate in the contest. Desi Writers’ Lounge (DWL) is always on the look-out for talented writers to encourage and promote. Our annual short story competition, which began in 2012, aims to unearth new talent in fiction from all around the...

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Call for Papers: New-Med Research Network (NRN) Policy Creation for Middle East and North African Countries 2016			No ratings yet.

Call for Papers: New-Med Research Network (NRN) Policy Creation for Middle East and North African Countries 2016 No ratings yet.

​  Youth between the ages of 15 and 29 are the single largest and fastest expanding demographic group in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Their role in putting dominant societal norms to a test and fuelling new social, political and cultural processes can hardly be overestimated. Youth were among the primary instigators for the outbreak of the Arab uprisings, as well as the...

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World Bank Group Blog4Dev for Ethiopian Students 2016. Blog and Win Prizes			No ratings yet.

World Bank Group Blog4Dev for Ethiopian Students 2016. Blog and Win Prizes No ratings yet.

​ 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. Eligible Countries: Ethiopia To be taken at (country): Ethiopia Eligible Field of Study: None.Simply enter the World Bank Ethiopia...

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South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) Student Leadership Summit Essay Competition 2016			No ratings yet.

South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) Student Leadership Summit Essay Competition 2016 No ratings yet.

​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:  1. South Africa, as a mere 22 year old democracy, is currently facing tough economic conditions, political turbulence and student unrest....

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2016 International Science Essay Competition For High School Students			No ratings yet.

2016 International Science Essay Competition For High School Students No ratings yet.

​ Welcome to the 2016 International Science and Essay Contest! This contest is open to any student in grades 9-12 interested in science and writing. Topic This year’s prompt: From atoms to organisms, from the biosphere to the entire universe, math and science can be found at every size. Describe a natural phenomenon, technological advancement, or scientific discovery by its microscopic and macroscopic features. Draw...

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2016 DStv Eutelsat Star Awards Competition			No ratings yet.

2016 DStv Eutelsat Star Awards Competition No ratings yet.

​ The 6th edition of the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards is now open. We are calling all science and technology fans between 14 and 19 to be inspired to write a creative essay or design a poster. MultiChoice Africa and Eutelsat are convinced by the power of science and technology education to encourage young minds to positively change their world. Now in its 6 th...

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Nigeria’s OLEMGBE GOD’S WILL CHIJIOKE winning entry to ARSO 1st Continental Essay Competition; Second Place Prize 			No ratings yet.

Nigeria’s OLEMGBE GOD’S WILL CHIJIOKE winning entry to ARSO 1st Continental Essay Competition; Second Place Prize  No ratings yet.

Name; ​OLEMGBE GOD’SWILL CHIJIOKE Course: Medicine and Surgery Level: 300 Level University: University of Abuja—Nigeria Email: [email protected] THE ROLE OF STANDARDS IN PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA All activities of man are best when coordinated from a defined reference point identified as Standards and Recommended Practices (SARP) and stipulated national laws and regulations as may be specific for any particular nation or organization. Such points...

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