Deadline approaching - Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 2016 Student Essay Competition - Foreign Affairs in conjunction with Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

In the 2016 Student Essay Competition, a panel from the Foreign Affairs editorial staff and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy will select one undergraduate's essay to be published on theon the the Foreign Affairs Web site.


What global issue should world leaders be paying more attention to? In your essay, please propose a solution to the problem you address.

Submit your essay here.

Entries must be submitted by Saturday, October 15, 2016.

Submissions should be between 1,200 and 1,500 words. All quotations or uncommon facts should be appropriately cited. Entries must be original, unpublished work written by the contestant.

Open to all undergraduate students graduating no earlier than December 2016.

Only one essay is allowed per participant. Completed entries must be submitted by 11:59 PM EST on Saturday, October 15, 2016.

Submissions sent by mail will not be accepted. No purchase necessary to enter.


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