Foreign Affairs Student Essay Competition

Foreign Affairs Student Essay Competition 2016

Last date to apply

October 15, 2016

About Foreign Affairs Student Essay Competition

Foreign Affairs Student Essay competition 2016 is an opportunity for the students to demonstrate innovative thinking on the issues that helps in shaping the world. Foreign Affairs in partnership with Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy is conducting the Student Essay Competition 2016

  • All undergraduate students who want to participate in this competition need to submit an essay on the topic What global issue should world leaders be paying more attention to?" The candidate must also propose a solution to the problem addressed by him/her in the essay.
  • The deadline to submit the essay is October 15, 2016 (11:59 EST) and the essay that will get selected will be published on the Foreign Affairs website.

About LEE Kuan Yew School: The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy is a postgraduate school of the National University Singapore.

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Foreign Affairs Student Essay Competition Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region Global
Class/ Age Undergraduate Students 
Details

All the Undergraduate students graduating no earlier than December 2016

Foreign Affairs Student Essay Competition Reward

One Essay will be selected and published on the Foreign Affairs Web site.

Foreign Affairs Student Essay Competition Application form and Process

Foreign Affairs Student Essay Competition Submission Form will be available online. The participants need to fill all the necessary information given in the form and submit one essay.

Important Instructions for the Essay

  • The Topic of the essay will be “What global issue should world leaders be paying more attention to?"
  • The candidate must propose a solution to the problem addressed in the essay.
  • The essay should be between 1200 to 1500 words. All the quotations or uncommon facts should be appropriately cited.
  • The essay to be submitted should be the student's own work and original content, unpublished work written by the participant.

Click Here to Submit the Essay

The different fields that the student needs to enter in the submission form are given below:

  • Name: The participant must enter their full name.
  • Email Address: The participant need to enter their email address that is valid.
  • Address: The participant must enter a valid address that will be required for communication purpose.
  • City: The participant must write the name of the city in which he/she resides
  • State: The participant needs to enter the State name in this field
  • Country: The country in which the participant resides must be mentioned in this field.
  • Academic Institution: The participant must write the name of the Institution/College/University in which they have studied.
  • Graduation Date: In this field, the participant must write the date of their passing in Graduation.
  • Submit Essay: The candidates need to paste or write their essay in the space provided in the submit essay field and click on the Submit button.

Submission of the 2016 Student Essay Application

The participants need to submit their essay online only by clicking the online button after filling all the mandatory details given in the submission form. The candidates must note that the essay submitted through email will not be accepted for the competition. 

Foreign Affairs Student Essay Competition Selection Process

The selection process of the Foreign Affairs Student Competition 2016 will be done after the submission of all the Essay. A Panel from the Foreign Affairs editorial staff and the Lee Kuan Yew School of the Public Policy will select one Undergraduate’s Essay to be published on the Foreign Affairs Website.

The selection Committee will include:

  • Gideon Rose, Editor and Peter G. Peterson Chair, Foreign Affairs
  • Jonathan Tepperman, Managing Editor, Foreign Affairs
  • Yuen Foong Khong, Li Ka Shing Professor of Political Science, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

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