Monday, February 21, 2011

World Bank International Essay Competition 2011

World Bank International Essay Competition 2011

Eligibility:


The competition is intended for youth aged 18-25 from any country of the world. To be eligible, you must be at least 18 and no older than 25 on May 15, 2011. No exceptions will be granted.

Awards: 1. Essay

Eight finalists will participate in the Final Jury in Paris, France in May 2011, and attend the Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE).

Money awards:

1st prize: 3,000 USD
2nd prize: 2,000 USD
3rd prize: 1,000 USD

2. Video

Author of the winning video will be invited for a screening at the occasion of the Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE), held in Paris, France, in May 2011.

Money awards:

1st prize: 2,000 USD
2nd prize: 1,000 USD
3rd prize: 500 USD

The jury reserves the right to modify award amounts based on the number of winning essays / videos selected.

Calendar 2011

January 17, 2011 -
Launch of the Essay Competition

March 17, 2011 -
Deadline for submissions

Week of May 2 -
Finalists of the essay category announced and winner of the video category announced

May 30 - June 1, 2011-
Final Jury in Paris, France (only finalists in the essay category and winner of the video category participate)

June 1, 2011-
Award Ceremony during the ABCDE conference in Paris, France

For more details, visit: www.essaycompetition.org
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