(1) category (Children or Youth)(2) essay title(3) your name(4) address(5) phone number(6) e-mail(7) nationality(8) age as of June 15, 2014(9) gender (10) school name (if applicable)(11) word count.
The contest aims to challenge students to examine, question, and reflect on important ideas and issues related to human genetics. Competitive essays are expected to convey substantive, well-reasoned, and evidence-based arguments that demonstrate deep understanding.
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1,100 essays were received from students in 23 countries studying in a variety of academic programs (economics, medicine, biology, law, etc.) at both public and private universities. An evaluation committee has reviewed these essays and selected the group of eight finalists who will be invited to the 2014 Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank in October.
In preparation for the 2015 Annual Meetings in Lima the IMF invites students from Latin-American universities to write a short (500 word) essay (see Press Release). The essay, under the theme "How to Build a Better Future for Latin America", should focus on the issues and challenges that youth see facing future generations in the region and their possible solutions. The essay contest is open to students in multiple countries in the region. The official languages for the essay competition are Spanish, English and Portuguese.
The essay contest is intended for young undergraduate and postgraduate students. Is there an age limit?The contest is open to young postgraduate and undergraduate students attending public and private universities in Latin America. While there is no age limit, the contest is intended for young university students.
Can young people participate who have completed undergraduate programs, i.e., holders of bachillerato and/or licenciatura degrees?Students interested in participating in the essay contest must be enrolled at a university or institute of higher education. Participants must provide their personal details (name, university/educational institution, department/program, age, city, country) at the time they send in their essay.
Can young post-graduate students participate who are attending programs other than masters programs, such as short courses, extension courses, etc.?Yes, young students who are enrolled in short courses or extension courses may participate in the essay contest.
How can I check to see whether my e-mail arrived, is there a response time or acknowledgment of receipt?The IMF will send an e-mail acknowledging receipt to those individuals seeking to participate in the essay contest.
In 2014, GDN ran an international essay competition on the future of development assistance in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The contest received 1,470 submissions from 142 countries around the world. Thirteen winners were selected, including tenured academics, students and professionals within and outside the field of international development.
The contest was judged through a comprehensive and strict multi-review stage process. An eminent jury, comprising of international luminaries and experts, selected 13 essays judged to be the best and most potentially consequential on the basis of their originality, usefulness and analytical quality.
Closing date for receipt of entries is 15th June, 2014. Further details of the contest are available at the Goi Peace Foundation website: www.goipeace.or.jp.
Participants are encouraged to identify an important scientific discovery and the significance of the discovery for its field as well as for society. The first-place winner will receive a $500 award and have her or his winning essay published in the fall 2014 print issue of the DUJS. Submissions are due Wednesday, October 8.
The DUJS Editorial Board would like to thank all who participated in ISEC 2014. This year we received over 265 submissions from twenty-one different countries, making our selection process extremely difficult. To all of our contestants, we wish you all the best as you continue your studies in science. We would also like to thank the Dartmouth College Office of Undergraduate Admissions, the National Association of Science Writers, and the American Society of Cell Biology for supporting ISEC 2014.
The Global Development Network (GDN) in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have announced an international essay contest. The contest invites essays on the future of development assistance. The primary objective of the contest is to invite fresh thinking related to the future of aid that can inform the ongoing discourse on development assistance and to make this thinking available to policymakers and key stakeholders.
We invite you to submit an essay of 1,500 to 2,000 words on a subject related to medicine and culture by March 1, 2014. Suggested topics include medicine and art or literature, history of medicine, ethics, music, philosophy, anthropology, linguistics, etc. Clinical studies or case reports are not eligible.
The Sentinel Patriots Club of Hendersonville awarded a total of $10,900 to 13 high school students representing Henderson County public, parochial, private and home schools during its inaugural essay contest awards Thursday at Bay Breeze Seafood.
With topics ranging from women of the mountains to energy, essay contestants have dealt with and postulated solutions for important socio-economic factors being discussed and improved upon globally. The relevance of which should not be lost or ignored.
Of true significance is not the cash prizes or the publication of those papers written but the positive influence and introduction of policy making which this essay contest promotes. Students are able to research effective and ineffective decisions made by government officials and provide insights from a different perspective. Additionally, students learn more about their history and culture, promoting activism to the future leaders and makers of change.
The contest requests essays on the future of development assistance. The major aim of the competition is to summon fresh thinking related to the future of aid that can inform the ongoing discourse on development assistance and to make this thinking available to policymakers and key stakeholders.
In her essay, Megan writes about the importance of peace among everyone, love among family and understanding among friends, with examples of how she experiences each of these qualities. The essay had to be sponsored by the local club to be considered for the contest, which was a new experience for the club, secretary Rich Strom said.
Megan did not win the international grand prize, with an award of $5,000, but the local club was delighted Tuesday to honor her all the same. After an introduction by Wasserman, Megan read her essay in Braille to great applause. She then received gifts from the club: a check, delivered to her mother; a small statue of a lion; and a bracelet with the Lions Club insignia.
"This contest is intended to acquaint the president and cabinet members with challenges and successes at the department level through interesting essays that describe departmental activities," says Employee Council president Anita Yarbrough. 2b1af7f3a8