International Essay Contest for Young People



The Goi Peace Foundation is holding an annual International Essay Contest for Young People. The contest is organized in an effort to harness the energy, creativity and initiative of the world's youth in promoting a culture of peace and sustainable development. It also aims to inspire society to learn from the young minds and to think about how each of us can make a difference in the world.
 
Entries must be received by 15 June 2019.
The following awards will be given in the Children’s category and Youth category respectively:

1st Prize:
 Certificate, prize of 100,000 Yen (approx. US$900 as of Feb. 2019) ... 1 entrant
2nd Prize:
 Certificate, prize of 50,000 Yen (approx. US$450 as of Feb. 2019) and gift ... 2 entrants
3rd Prize:
 Certificate and gift ... 5 entrants
Honorable Mention:
 Certificate and gift ... 25 entrants
 
* 1st prize winner will be invited to the award ceremony to be held in Tokyo, Japan on 23 November 2019 and will receive the Minister of Education Award. (Travel expenses will be covered by the organizer.)
* Additional awards (Recognition for Effort, Best School Award, School Incentive Award) will be given if applicable.
* All prize winners will be announced on 31 October 2019 on the official website of The Goi Peace Foundation. Certificates and gifts will be mailed to the winners in December 2019.
* We are unable to answer individual inquiries concerning contest results.
 
Please find more information from the link below:
https://www.goipeace.or.jp/en/work/essay-contest/