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Science Fiction and the Medical Humanities

Science Fiction and the Medical Humanities

We are pleased to announce a creative-writing competition for science fiction on the theme of medicine, health, and illness. We invite science-fiction short stories (and also self-contained novel excerpts) of up to 3000 words that address themes of medicine, health, and

2016 EssayMama Winter Essay Writing Contests

2016 EssayMama Winter Essay Writing Contests

We are happy to announce that it’s time for a new essay writing contest from EssayMama writing service! Writing Contest from EssayMama writing service is a great opportunity for both young and experienced writers to express themselves. So don’t hesitate – enter the contest and win great

The Blue Fire $1000 for 1000 Words Writing Contest 2016

The Blue Fire $1000 for 1000 Words Writing Contest 2016

We are pleased to announce that the 2016 $1000 for 1000 Words fiction-writing contest is now open and accepting stories at bluefire.org! Welcome aspiring young authors, and thank you for your interest in the $1000 for 1000 Words fiction-writing contest! We’re looking for an outstanding piece of short fiction that consists of

The Human Rights Essay Award 2016

The Human Rights Essay Award 2016

The Human Rights Essay Award is an annual competition sponsored by the Academy and seeks to stimulate the production of scholarly work in international human rights law. Participants have the flexibility to choose any subject related to the assigned topic. The essay has to be a legal article. The Academy will grant two Awards, one […]

2015 Excellent Minds Essay Competition

2015 Excellent Minds Essay Competition

Applications are invited from students in Nigerian tertiary institutions to participate in the 2nd Edition of the annual Excellent Minds Essay Competition. The essay competition is focused on promoting critical thinking, harnessing ideas and developing the talents, abilities, gifts and skills inherent in the Nigerian youths. This we expect shall translate into

2016 Graham Turnbull Human Rights Essay Competition

2016 Graham Turnbull Human Rights Essay Competition

Each year law students, trainee solicitors, pupil barristers and junior lawyers (current, prospective or in between stages) are invited to enter the Law Society’s annual Graham Turnbull essay competition. The competition is named after English solicitor Graham Turnbull who did much to promote respect for human rights. Graham was killed in February 1997, aged 37, […]

2016 EngineerGirl Essay Contest

2016 EngineerGirl Essay Contest

Engineers often make challenging decisions that can sometimes affect thousands of people. To help them to make good decisions, many engineering organizations have created guidelines for professional behavior or “codes of ethics”. Most engineering codes of ethics state that engineers must consider the safety, health, and general well-being of the people that are or may […]

2016 Graduate Student Essay on Electoral Integrity

2016 Graduate Student Essay on Electoral Integrity

Submissions are invited for the 2016 Electoral Integrity graduate student essay competition organized by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA); Electoral Integrity Project (EIP; Harvard University

Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) Inaugural Essay Contest

Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) Inaugural Essay Contest

All year 3-5 university students attending a Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) partner university are eligible for the essay contest. NHEF partner universities include Ahmadu Bello University, Bayero University, University of Ibadan, University of Nigeria, Nsukka and University of Port Harcourt.   The NHEF will verify the enrollment of each entrant with the university’s registrar. […]

Winter 2015 Inspiration Travel Writing Contest

Winter 2015 Inspiration Travel Writing Contest

We are looking for an article about a place that inspires you to be brave and save the day. In Chris Brogan‘s, It’s Not About the Tights: An Owner’s Manual on Bravery, he shares his definition of bravery as “not being afraid of yourself.” He says: “You’ve got to use whatever past you came from as part of the […]