Tuesday, April 23, 2013

2013 WOL Foundation Essay Competition

wolfoundationTYPE OF CONTEST: Essay Contest

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: WOL Foundation runs an annual competition looking for the best non-technical, English language writing on themes related to socio-environmental issues
ELIGIBILITY: Everyone is welcome. Any one individual may submit up to three entries.

RULES AND REGULATIONS:All essays submitted to the competition must focus on socio-environmental issues and address the current year’s theme. Essays that are off subject and off theme will be rejected.

The theme for the 2013 competition is: An Aspirational Future 
Any and all views on the specified theme are welcome and encouraged. We would like to see entries that address all perspectives creatively. Just avoid giving us tired ideas that have been hashed out many times before.
Entries should be written in prose in the English language. You can submit essays or short stories, factual commentary or fiction – whichever way and whichever writing style you choose to communicate your ideas. Just make it compelling.
Essays should be aimed at a general readership and should be non-technical. No footnotes or citations are allowed.
Submissions should be no longer than 2,000 words.
Essays may have been published before provided you have the necessary permissions to re-publish.
Entry to the competition is free of charge.

PRIZE: The winning entry will receive a cash prize of $1,500. A further $500 will be awarded to the second placed entry.

HOW TO APPLY: To submit your entry, click here
DEADLINE: September 30, 2013
MORE INFORMATION: For more information click here 

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