Carnegie Council's International Student/Teacher Essay Contest

January 5, 2016
Maximum Award: 
$250 Amazon Gift Certificate
Other, see comments
Open to teachers and students of all nationalities (high school through college)

The Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is sponsoring an International Essay Contest, open to teachers and students anywhere in the world. They want you to write about one of three selected Sustainable Development Goals:

  • Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls; OR
  • Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts; OR
  • Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable



  • This competition is open to teachers and students of all nationalities.
  • All teachers, at whatever level, are eligible.
  • All students, from high school students through to graduate students, are eligible. Non-students are automatically disqualified.
  • Collaborative essays between students and teachers are welcome.

See their photography contest: Carnegie Council's CLIMATE CHANGE: International Student Photo Contest