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2014 Carnegie Council Essay Contest For Students And Teachers

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its sixth annual International Essay Contest for students and teachers anywhere in the world.

As part of Carnegie Council’s Ethics for a Connected World project, we are asking thought leaders a series of questions about the greatest ethical challenges facing the planet. One of the questions is: What should happen this century? See some of their answers here.

But the project would not be complete without input from students and teachers like you. What do you think?

Topic

What would you like to see happen during this century to make the world a better place? 

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Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs

Prizes

1st prize: $250 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.

Deadline

5 January, 2015

Guidelines

  • Style: Op-ed style (not academic, footnoted papers)
  • Length: 1,000 to 1,500 words
  • Format: Word document, or email. English language entries only.
  • Limit: One entry per person.
  • This competition is open to teachers and students of all nationalities.
  • 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.
  • For the the winning essays from 2013, click here.
  • To enter:

(1) Join the free Global Ethics Network (GEN) website.

(2) Post your essay in the blogsection and tag it with #betterfuturecontest.

(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, postgraduate).

Inquiries

Any questions? Please contact Jenna Zhang at jzhang@cceia.org.

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