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2015 JFTC International Essay Competition on Globalization

2015 JFTC International Essay Competition on Globalization

JFTC is sponsoring the JFTC Essay Competition 2015 to encourage students, young researchers and business people to express their opinions on matters of national and international importance.


“Promoting Globalization within Japan: An action plan to attract overseas investment, human resource, and other resources”.


Japan Foreign Trade Council, Inc.

2015 JFTC International Essay Competition on Globalization


  • One Grand prize of ¥1,000,000
  • Three Prizes for Excellence of ¥200,000 each
  • Award winners will be publicly announced on December 11, 2015.
  • The award winners from abroad will be provided with a round trip air ticket to Tokyo, Japan to attend the award ceremony to be held on January 6, 2016.


September 11, 2015, at 24:00 (JST)


  • Anyone can apply for the Essay Competition, regardless of nationality or age.
  • Focusing on the state of Japan in the medium- to long-term, i.e., 20-30 years, please send in your constructive and creative ideas for the “promotion of globalization within Japan” which are not confined merely to the “deregulation theory.”
  • Every essay entry must be submitted in English (4,000 words) or Japanese (10,000 characters).
  • Each essay MUST BE accompanied by an essay summary of no more than 400 words in English/ 800 Japanese characters.
  • Essays must be submitted in the specified format sheet, which is accessible here.
  • Unless both essay title and summary are presented, such application shall be deemed incomplete and will NOT be evaluated.
  • Also, all submissions must be original and should be submitted with complete fill out of an entry form.
  • No previously published materials will be accepted.
  • All rights to the award-winning essays shall be the exclusive property of JFTC.


  • For more information about this essay contest read the FAQ here or contact the organizer on +81-3-3435-5964 or


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