The GOI Foundation is organizing annual essay contest with an effort to harness the energy, creativity and initiative of the world’s youth in promoting a culture of peace and sustainable development. It also aims to inspire society to learn from the young minds and to think about how each of us can make a difference in the world.
The topic of the contest is “The Change I Want to Make”. What is the one thing you would like to change the most to make your school, workplace, community, country or the world a better place? How would you bring about that change? write a 700 words essay on the cause and solution you believe in and win prize for your creativity.
- 1st Prize: Certificate, prize of 100,000 Yen (approx. US$900 as of February 2018) and gift … 1 entrant
- 2nd Prize: Certificate, prize of 50,000 Yen (approx. US$450 as of February 2018) and gift … 2 entrants
- 3rd Prize: Certificate and gift … 5 entrantsHonorable Mention: Certificate and gift … 25 entrants* 1st prize winners will be invited to the award ceremony to be held in Tokyo, Japan on November 23, 2018
and will receive the Minister of Education Award. (Travel expenses will be covered by the organizer.)
* Additional awards (Recognition for Effort, Best School Award, School Incentive Award) will be given if applicable.