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Carnegie Council International Student and Teacher Essay Contest, 2018



Application Deadline: 31st December, 2018

Applications are currently ongoing for the Enter for Carnegie Council Student Essay Contest. Interested students should see the details below. The Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is a New York City-based a 5013 public charity serving international affairs professionals, teachers and students, and the attentive public.

2016 Carnegie Council International Student/Teacher Essay Contest

Carnegie Council Student Essay Contest Details and FAQs

The Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is a New York City-based a 501(c)3 public charity serving international affairs professionals, teachers and students, and the attentive public. Founded in 1914, and originally named Church Peace Union, Carnegie Council is an independent and nonpartisan institution, aiming to be the foremost voice of ethics in international affairs. The Council focuses on, Ethics, War and PeaceGlobal Social Justice, and Religion in Politics as its three main themes. It is separate and independent from all other Carnegie philanthropies.

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its tenth annual International Essay Contest, open to students of all nationalities anywhere in the world.

Essay Submission Deadline:

31st December, 2018

What is the essay topic?

Is it Important to Live in a Democracy?

The essay should include a definition/explanation of the concept of democracy (written in your own words) and then explain why democracy is or is not important.

What is the category of this opportunity?

Contest

How do I know if I’m eligible?

  • All students, from high school students through graduate students, are eligible. Non-students are automatically disqualified.

    Previous winners and honorable mentions are not eligible.

Essay Requirements

  • Style: Op-ed style (not academic, footnoted papers)
  • Length: 1,000 to 1,500 words
  • Format: Blog post on www.globalethicsnetwork.org. English language entries only.
  • Limit: One entry per person.

Essay Winners’ Prizes

1st prize: $300 Amazon Gift Certificate
2nd prize: $150 Amazon Gift Certificate
3rd prize: $75 Amazon Gift Certificate
All winners also receive a copy of Ethics & International Affairs: A Reader

How to Apply for the Carnegie Council Student Essay Contest

  1. Join the free Global Ethics Network (GEN) website: www.globalethicsnetwork.org.
  2. Post your essay in the blog section and tag it with #essaycontest2018.
  3. Please include the following:
    • Your full name.
    • The name of your school.
    • Indicate whether you are a teacher or a student, and at what level (high school, undergraduate, graduate).

(www.carnegiecouncil.org), established in 1914 by Andrew Carnegie, is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing understanding of the relationship between ethics and international affairs.

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