World Youth Essay Competition 2018 Application – Win $1,700 And A Trip To Germany

The World Youth Essay Competition 2018 Application is an international essay competition organized for high school (secondary schools) and university students. The winner of the competition will go home with a cash award of $1,700 and an all-expense paid trip to Germany. This is a great opportunity for university and secondary school students.

The World Youth Essay Competition 2018 Application is very unique. There are many other cash awards for other runners-up. Also, there is no topic restriction. This is because each participant is allowed to write on any topic he/she likes and have the passion for. Let’s give you the full details below.

World Youth Essay Competition 2018 Application

Here are the full details you need about this competition.

Topics And Criteria

The WYEC 2018 gives you the unique opportunity to write about a subject that interests, motivates and inspires you the most! There is no topic restriction and you are free to write about topics such as

  • aspects of society
  • environmental issues
  • science and technology
  • global affairs
  • and more.

The essay has to be between one to eight pages in the English language. You can also use pictures and graphics in your essay to visualize your words. Please submit your essay as PDF file (preferred). The WYEC 2018 jury judges each essay individually based on various criteria which may include creativity, writing style, knowledge skills and more. The WYEC 2018 Finalists will answer three short questions towards personality and achievements: The jury selects the winners based on your essay and your personality!

Also See: Top 9 Essay Competitions To Apply For Now – Part 1

Eligibility | Who can participate?

ll high school and university students can participate in the WYEC 2018 international essay competition. The WYEC 2018 is open to students from all countries! Every student is welcomed to submit his essay. Because WYEC 2018 wants to encourage students from certain countries, the jury gives special attention to submission from these countries:

Nepal, India, Germany, Thailand, Gambia, Philippines, Kenya, Bangladesh, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Liberia, Zambia, Indonesia, Morocco, France, Brazil, Pakistan, USA, Ukraine, Egypt, Vietnam and More.

If you are from one of these countries, you have a great chance to become a finalist and we highly encourage you to participate in WYEC 2018!

How To Apply

  1. all essays must be submitted through this link:
  2. You will be required to submit the email of your school (university’s) principal, Vice Chancellor/Director, or that of the secretary or any lecturer/teacher of the school.
  3. Please note: the essay must be in either Ms Word or PDF. However, a PDF is highly recommended. See how to convert your Ms word Files to PDF here.

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Prizes and Awards

  • WYEC Grand Prize 2018

The overall best submission receives the WYEC Grand Prize 2018 of 1700 USD. The exceptional student that receives the WYEC Grand Prize will be invited to Germany for a special winner ceremony with all flight and accommodation expenses covered! In Germany, you will meet with current international leaders and professionals.

  • WYEC 2. Prize and 3. Prize

The second and third best submissions receive the WYEC 2. prize and 3. prize of 2018. The award honors your extraordinary writing style and your creative mind. The 2. Prize and 3. Prize Winners will also be featured in one of the world’s most notable youth journals: You will be interviewed by journalists towards your motivation to inspire other youths around the world!

  • 10x Award of Excellence

The jury selects ten submissions for exceptional creativity, knowledge or language skills. You will receive the WYEC Award of Excellence to obtain encouragement and honor for your future achievements and professional career.

  • All Finalists

All finalists will receive a special WYEC finalists certificate with honorable jury notes.

Also See: Top 9 Essay Writing Competitions To Apply For Now – Part 2

  • All Participants

All participants will receive a WYEC 2018 participation certificate.


The deadline for submission of essays will be on 11:59pm, March 31st 2018.

Announcement of Winners

All winners will be contacted on 11-06-2018 (11th June, 2018).

Good luck as you apply for the World Youth Essay Competition 2018 Application. Congrats in advance.

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