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Global Change Makers Essay Competition 2020

Global Change Makers Essay Competition 2020

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Applications have opened for the Global Change Makers Essay Competition 2020. Interested candidates can apply for the competition until 15th March 2020. The theme of the competition is ‘We Are Global Changemakers: Young People Leading The Change’


  • Youth and the Sustainable Development Goals, Youth-led organizations

  • Youth participation, Youth and social innovation

  • Also, Youth-led activism and  Youth civic engagement
  • Youth-led social entrepreneurship

  • Candidates’ own choice relating to Global Changemakers’ mission of supporting youth to create positive change towards more fair, inclusive and sustainable communities.

Who can Apply

  • Anyone aged 15-30 from any country is welcome to submit an entry into the competition.


  • The candidates must submit their essays in English using the official submission form.
  • Additionally, the essays should be between 3000 to 7000 characters.
  • Furthermore, it should be the writers’ own work.

Evaluation Criteria

  • Theme: How essay creatively relates to the competition theme or one of the topic prompts
    Focus and Details: Whether essays are well focused and supported
  • Organization and Ideas: Additionally, how original ideas are, how they are presented and whether they capture the readers’ attention
  • Use of Conventions: Also, whether spelling, grammar, and punctuation interrupt reading and detract from the meaning of the essay
  • Voice: Additionally, whether the writer shows a unique perspective​


The organizers will select three winners.

  • The winners will receive free access to resources available on Changemakers School* for a period of 6 months and will be featured on Global Changemakers social media channels (160K+ reach)

  • Additionally, the runners up will receive a 50% discount to resources available on Changemakers School for a period of 6 months.

Important Dates

  • Call for essay submissions from 13 February to 15 March 2020
  • Similarly, Evaluation by judging panel from 16 March to 19 April 2020
  • Likewise, Announcement of winners, runners up and honorable mentions on 20 April 2020

For terms and conditions of the competition, click the link.

Visit the official website for further details.
Also, visit oyaop.com or oyaschool.com for more opportunities.


Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Deadline15 March,2020
Open toAll Nationalities
OrganizerGlobal Changemakers



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