Deadline: 20 June 2014
Open to: schoolchildren between the ages of 14 and 16 years old from Azerbaijan
Prize: 1st Prize: Kindle e-reader ; 2nd Prize: iPod shuffle; 3rd Prize: book set
and American Centers in Azerbaijan
are happy to announce the annual
National Youth Essay Contest
Now, write about:
Three objects that symbolize your culture,
and explain how they are influential.
The contest is open for schoolchildren 14 – 16 years old (as of 2014). Only participants living outside of Baku (Azerbaijan)are eligible to submit essays. Alumni of the U.S.-funded educational programs are not eligible to apply.
What does the winner get?
Prizes for the top three essays in each age category will consist of:
- 1st Prize: Kindle e-reader
- 2nd Prize: iPod shuffle
- 3rd Prize: book set
How to apply?
The contest will be judged by representatives from the U.S. Embassy. The main criteria for judging will be creativity and thoughtfulness. Essays should reflect the ideas in the topic and should be up to 300 words long, in English only. Deadline: 6:00 pm, June 20, 2014. Send your typed or scanned essays electronically to by Friday at 6:00 pm on June 20, 2014.
Essays submitted past the deadline will not be accepted.
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Check the official web-site.