As the Gulen Institute at the University of Houston, we are happy to announce the International Essay Contest for all high school students from all over the world.
This is a unique opportunity in which winners will be awarded as follows:
1st place : 4,000 USD
2nd place : 2,500 USD
3rd place : 1,000 USD
4th – 20th place : 300 USD
21st – 30th place : Trip to Washington, D.C.
DEADLINE FOR THE SUBMISSION OF ESSAYS IS JANUARY 31, 2011.
In ddition to these awards, all winners who ranked from 1st place to 30th place, will be invited to Washington, D.C. for the award ceremony in March 2011. During their 4-day trip to D.C., students will have the opportunity to meet U.S. Congress members, and visit think tank organizations and tourist attractions including museums.
Winning students’ airfare, accommodations, meals, and transportation will be sponsored.
Visit the website for details: www.gulenyouthplatform.org