Carnegie Council Student/Teacher International Competition "Making a Difference"

Aug 26, 2010

As part of its second annual SEPTEMBER SUSTAINABILITY MONTH, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its second Annual Student Competition. This year, we are opening the Competition up to teachers as well as to students.Can we build a future in which society lives in harmony with the environment? That's the core question behind the sustainability movement. Rather than focusing only on possible future catastrophes, people must also have an opportunity to imagine what the world should look like. This is how innovations are born.As students and teachers, you shape our future. How can you help to ensure that the interests of the environment, business, and society work together, not against each other? Start now, by imagining how to improve your school. ESSAY TITLE: How would you improve your school so that it prepares future leaders to protect the planet?ESSAY REQUIREMENTS

  • Style: "Op-ed" style (not academic, foot-noted papers)
  • Length: 1,000 to 1,500 words
  • Format: Word document, or email. English language entries only.
COMPETITION DEADLINE: December 31, 2010HOW TO ENTERThis 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.Essay: Please email your entries to: [email protected]. Please include your full name, address, email, age, and affiliation.PRIZES1st prize: $250 Amazon Gift Certificate2nd prize: $150 Amazon Gift Certificate

3rd prize: $75 Amazon Gift Certificate All winners also receive a copy of Ethics & International Affairs: A Reader

This contest is part of the Council's second annual SEPTEMBER SUSTAINABILITY MONTH, which kicks off a year of events and resources on sustainability. Generous funding of the Carnegie Council's 2010-2011 sustainability programming has been provided by Hewlett-Packard and by Booz & Company.

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