AUGUST 9, 2016
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its eighth annual International Essay Contest, open to teachers and students anywhere in the world.
ESSAY 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.
Some suggested areas of focus:
You are not limited to the suggested areas of focus but your paper must answer the question stated in the essay topic.
This competition is open to teachers and students of all nationalities.
For more detailed contest guidelines, please click here.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
All teachers, at whatever level, are eligible.
All students, from high school students through graduate students, are eligible. Non-students are automatically disqualified.
Collaborative essays between students and teachers are welcome.
Previous winners and honorable mentions are not eligible.
HOW TO ENTER:
1. Join the free Global Ethics Network (GEN) website: www.globalethicsnetwork.org.
2. Post your essay in the blog section and tag it with #essaycontest2016.
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).
COMPETITION DEADLINE: December 31, 2016
The essays are judged in three categories: teachers and graduate students; undergraduate students; and high school students.
1st prize: $250 Amazon Gift Certificate
2nd prize: $150 Amazon Gift Certificate
3rd prize: $75 Amazon Gift Certificate