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Applications Invited for Global Essay Competition

Applications Invited for Global Essay Competition

Organization: St. Gallen Symposium

Event Duration: 08 Oct. 2019 - 01 Feb. 2020

Apply By: 01 Feb 2020

About the Organization:

St. Gallen Symposium is a global gathering of Leaders of Today and Tomorrow that takes place annually in May at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. It is organized by the International Students’ Committee (ISC), a team of students from the university. Their goal is to provide a setting for relevant debates between Leaders of Today and Tomorrow on topics of management, politics and civil society.

About the Event:

The St. Gallen Symposium is the world’s leading initiative for intergenerational debates on economic, political and social developments. The symposium takes place annually in May at the University of St.Gallen, Switzerland.

Qualify with an excellent essay:

They expect a professional, creative and thought-provoking essay. Be bold, unconventional, and distinctive on the competition question.

The following criteria must be met:

  • Form: Essay (max. 2,100 words, excl. bibliography & footnotes)
  • Language: English
  • Deadline: 1 February 2020, 11:59 p.m. last time zone (UTC-12)
  • Anonymity: Your name must not be mentioned anywhere in the contribution file.
  • Individuality: Individual work expected, no group work allowed. The essay must be written exclusively for this contest. The idea must be the author's own.
  • Citation : All sources must be cited and referred to the respective part in the essay. All contributions will be tested for plagiarism.

To be eligible, you must fulfill all of the following criteria:

  • Enrolled in a graduate or postgraduate programme (master level or higher) in any field of study at a regular university
  • Born in 1990 or later

 Make sure you can provide the following documents:

  • Copy of passport or other identification (in English for non-Roman languages)
  • Confirmation of matriculation/enrolment from your university which proves your enrollment in a graduate/postgraduate level programme as of 1 February 2020 (download sample document here)
  • Your contribution file with no indication of your name in the file name, the file metadata or the file itself

Impress the Jury:

All contributions will be evaluated equally according to a specific set of criteria by an independent jury composed of professors, corporate executives, and entrepreneurs. The authors of the best 100 contributions qualify as Leaders of Tomorrow and will be invited by the ISC to the next St. Gallen Symposium. The very best competitors will have the chance to present and discuss their ideas on the symposium's big stage and also in other conferencing formats. The award will be bestowed to the three best competitors, the selection will be based upon the quality of the essays only.

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