Essay Competitions


$150 Unplag Plagiarism Busters Contest			No ratings yet.

$150 Unplag Plagiarism Busters Contest No ratings yet.

‘Booo!’ – and your heart missed a beat. ‘Shhh!’ – the cold sweat starts out on your forehead. You walk faster along the school corridor and look around in panic: books and papers scattered about in the wildest way, and bubbling green slime are dripping from the ceiling. Ugh! They are already here, so what you are going to do? On the threshold of the...

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Call For Applications For the 4th AWT Editorial and Publishing Training Workshop,Kampala, Uganda, 12 – 16 September, 2016.			No ratings yet.

Call For Applications For the 4th AWT Editorial and Publishing Training Workshop,Kampala, Uganda, 12 – 16 September, 2016. No ratings yet.

​ African Writers Trust (AWT) is pleased to announce its 4th edition of the Editorial and Publishing Training Workshop. Applications are invited from writers and editors from Uganda, Botswana, Malawi, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The workshop, which will be facilitated by experienced professionals in the publishing industry aims to:  Hone and develop the participants’ editing and writing skills  Contribute towards developing the careers...

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MEDICAL STUDENT ESSAY COMPETITION 2016			No ratings yet.

MEDICAL STUDENT ESSAY COMPETITION 2016 No ratings yet.

​ The winner will receive a prize for an essay on an aspect of chronic pain, of not more than 3000 words. The winning entry MUST be presented at the Pain Relief Foundation. CLOSING DATE 31st August 2016. Rules: 1. The essay should be 3000 words or less. Essays of more than 3000 words will be disqualified. The judges are looking for a well written,...

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Made Up Words: Short Story Competition 2016			No ratings yet.

Made Up Words: Short Story Competition 2016 No ratings yet.

​ The Basics We will accept contest submissions between June 30th and August 10th. Please submit no more than one story. We are open to any/all genres with the exception of erotica and fan fiction. Stories should be 2,000 words max. No simultaneous submissions. Please use proper short story manuscript format. You can see an example here   The Wins Editor’s Choice award. All submissions are...

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The Haller Prize 2016			No ratings yet.

The Haller Prize 2016 No ratings yet.

About the Prize “How best can digital technology empower development in sub-Saharan Africa? And where are the challenges?” Are you a sub Saharan African national? Are you resident in the region? Do you have views on development that you would like to share? Are you particularly interested in how technology can empower people? Are you an investigative journalist or interested in pursuing a career in...

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The Print Express Flash Fiction Competition			No ratings yet.

The Print Express Flash Fiction Competition No ratings yet.

​ Over here at Print Express   we love to celebrate all things design – but in truth, we’re fans of pretty much everything print too, including stories. In the past we’ve run short story competitions, poetry competitions and more, and it’s something that we’ve been keen to run again. And so we’ve decided to celebrate stories by running the Print Express Flash Fiction Competition! Flash...

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Freeditorial Literary Contest 2016			No ratings yet.

Freeditorial Literary Contest 2016 No ratings yet.

​ Entries are invited for the 2016 Literary Contest. Winners will be chosen according to the following criteria: Number of downloads and quality of work: Freeditorial measures the level of interest among readers through the number of unique downloads obtained by each submission. Repeated downloads from the same IP address will not count, thereby ensuring accurate and fair ranking system. Submissions that reach the last...

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The Adaptation Essay Prize 2017			No ratings yet.

The Adaptation Essay Prize 2017 No ratings yet.

​ While the journal publishes many articles which focus on the relationship between literature and film, the Editors are particularly keen to publish work which challenges the primacy of that relationship: this might include essays on computer games, opera, popular music, animation, genre fiction or work with a wider theoretical sweep. Topic Essays should be on computer games, opera, popular music, animation, genre fiction or...

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Morland Writing Scholarships			No ratings yet.

Morland Writing Scholarships No ratings yet.

It can be difficult for writers, before they become established, to write while simultaneously earning a living. To help meet this need the MMF awards annually a small number of Morland Writing Scholarships, with the aim being to allow each Scholar the time to produce the first draft of a completed book. The Scholarships are open to anyone writing in the English language who was born...

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2016 City of Rockingham Short Fiction Awards			No ratings yet.

2016 City of Rockingham Short Fiction Awards No ratings yet.

The 2016 City of Rockingham Short Fiction Awards is now open for entries. With free entry and more than $3,000 available in prizes across three categories, the City of Rockingham Short Fiction Awards has attracted international attention since it first began in 2011, and each year, entries are received from as far away as New Zealand, the USA, Canada and South Africa. Previous winners have...

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2016 Bastiat Prize for Journalism			No ratings yet.

2016 Bastiat Prize for Journalism No ratings yet.

Journalists, bloggers, and writers are invited to enter their work into 2016 Bastiat Prize for Journalism On November 16, Reason Foundation will award $16,000 in prizes to the entrants whose writing best explains and elucidates the importance of freedom with originality, wit, and eloquence. First Prize receives $10,000. The prize is named after Frédéric Bastiat, whose brilliant, witty essays explained, “The solution to the problems...

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Noise Medium Writing Contest 2016			No ratings yet.

Noise Medium Writing Contest 2016 No ratings yet.

Unsure where to publish your literary works, unusual art, social commentaries, and general noise? Every month, we award a $500 grand prize to our favorite submission and publish our next favorite 50 submissions. We care more about originality than anything else. Make it new. Make it great. Topic Any creative topic Organizer Noise Medium Prizes $500 grand prize Deadline Open Guidelines » Submit as many...

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2016 International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Student Writing Competition			No ratings yet.

2016 International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Student Writing Competition No ratings yet.

American University Washington College of Law Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (Center), the The American Society of International Laws Lieber Society (ASIL), and the American Red Cross International Humanitarian Law team are pleased to announce the Sixth Annual International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Student Writing Competition. The Competition seeks submissions of academic papers on the topic of international humanitarian law (IHL) from students currently...

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Mark Blaug Student Essay Prize 2016			No ratings yet.

Mark Blaug Student Essay Prize 2016 No ratings yet.

In honour of the great critical economist Mark Blaug (1927-2011), Foundation for European Economic Development (FEED) is financing and awarding an annual student essay prize. Mark Blaug (1927-2011) was an economist best known for his work in history of economic thought and the methodology of economics. He was a student of George Stigler at Columbia in the 1950s and went on to teach at Yale,...

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Medical Student Essay Competition 2016			No ratings yet.

Medical Student Essay Competition 2016 No ratings yet.

How do you describe future neurology?  Are you the next Jules Verne? The purpose of the contest is to raise awareness in fellow medical students in order to attract attention and vision of Neurology in their curriculum, to raise awareness of Neurology and neurological disorders in the public through the eyes of medical students and which will encourage them towards studying neurology as their specialty in future...

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2017 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award			No ratings yet.

2017 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award No ratings yet.

Entries are now open for the 2017 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award. The prize is an international award that is administered by the Society of Authors. Founded in 2010, it is open to any story of up to 6,000 words written in English. Are you an awesome novelist or story writer? Have you been published in the past, particularly in the UK or Ireland?...

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Commonwealth Law Student Essay Competition 2016			No ratings yet.

Commonwealth Law Student Essay Competition 2016 No ratings yet.

The CLEA is pleased to announce the sixth Commonwealth Law Students Essay Competition. This year sees the launch of our 6th Essay Competition. The competition is open to all students registered on an undergraduate law degree course within a Higher Education Institution in a Commonwealth Nations (see below for the full competition rules). Topic To what extent is it true to claim that the fundamental principles embodied...

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Human Rights Essay Award 2016			No ratings yet.

Human Rights Essay Award 2016 No ratings yet.

The Human Rights Essay Award is an annual competition sponsored by the Academy and seeks to stimulate the production of scholarly work in international human rights law. This annual competition seeks to stimulate the production of scholarly work in international human rights law. Participants have the flexibility to choose any subject related to the assigned topic. The essay has to be a legal article. Topic...

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The We Need Diverse Books YA Short Story Contest			No ratings yet.

The We Need Diverse Books YA Short Story Contest No ratings yet.

We Need Diverse Books (“WNDB”) is a grassroots organization created to address the lack of diverse, non-majority narratives in children’s literature. WNDB is committed to the ideal that embracing diversity will lead to acceptance, empathy, and ultimately equality. We recognize all diverse experiences, including (but not limited to) LGBTQIA, people of color, gender diversity, people with disabilities, and ethnic, cultural, and religious minorities. Our mission...

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Nextgen Essay Contest 2016			No ratings yet.

Nextgen Essay Contest 2016 No ratings yet.

We are excited to announce the 2016 Nextgen Essay Contest, and we invite you to participate. So, start writing, be published and be heard! Topic This year, we are admitting essays on one of four important topics. Each participant is requested to select one of the topics and prepare a single essay. This year’s topics to select from are the following: 1. In recent years, new...

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Art of Love is Good Business Blog Essay Contest			No ratings yet.

Art of Love is Good Business Blog Essay Contest No ratings yet.

The “Art of Love is Good Business Blog Essay Contest” is sponsored by the Art of Love is Good Business Blog. This contest is governed by these Official Rules. By participating in the contest, each entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of the contest, as determined by Sponsor and its agents, are final in...

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Want to write for Hub for Change?			No ratings yet.

Want to write for Hub for Change? No ratings yet.

Who is HUB for CHANGE ? Hub For Change is youth-led! Our editorial team and contributors are all young people. We’re seeking young people from all backgrounds to write for our site – whether you’re a student, youth activist or just passionate about improving the world for women and girls!  Topics to write about » FGM and child & early forced marriage » Youth activism...

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Murdering Your Writing Fears;My Free eBook			No ratings yet.

Murdering Your Writing Fears;My Free eBook No ratings yet.

A lot of good folks out there want to write. But somehow, they just cannot start. One may ask, why is this so ? They’ve not discovered the secrets to a successful writing career. They’ve not discovered what readers    love They’re procrastinating and entertain self doubts Their language mastery is weak, their grammar shakes and they’ve not acquired a holistic grasp of language rules They’re...

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7 Tips How To Write An Article In 20 Minutes.			No ratings yet.

7 Tips How To Write An Article In 20 Minutes. No ratings yet.

1. Create an idea bank When a motivation for an article strikes, scribble it down in a notebook or a word file. For many writers finding the topic to write about takes up half the time. Keeping an idea list help you splint in to a new article quickly when you’re ready to write. 2. Before you start make sure you edit You’ve probably got...

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The 2016-2017 Charles S. Peirce Society Essay Contest			No ratings yet.

The 2016-2017 Charles S. Peirce Society Essay Contest No ratings yet.

Commens, digital companion to C. S. Peirce hereby announces her 2016-2017 essay contest for graduate students. Topic Any topic on or related to the work of Charles Sanders Peirce Organizer Charles S. Peirce Society Prizes » $500 cash prize » Presentation at the Society’s next annual meeting, held in conjunction with the Eastern APA (in Baltimore, MD, USA, Jan. 4-7, 2017); possible publication, subject to...

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