Foreign Affairs and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy want to give tomorrow’s leaders the opportunity to demonstrate innovative thinking on the issues that shape their world.
In the 2016 Student Essay Competition, a panel from the Foreign Affairs editorial staff and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy will select one undergraduate’s essay to be published on the Foreign Affairs Web site.
Selection committee includes:
- Gideon Rose, Editor and Peter G. Peterson Chair, Foreign Affairs
- Jonathan Tepperman, Managing Editor, Foreign Affairs
- Yuen Foong Khong, Li Ka Shing Professor of Political Science, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
What global issue should world leaders be paying more attention to? In your essay, please propose a solution to the problem you address.
Submit your essay here.
Entries must be submitted by October 15, 2016.
Submissions should be between 1,200 and 1,500 words. All quotations or uncommon facts should be appropriately cited. Entries must be original, unpublished work written by the contestant.
Open to all undergraduate students graduating no earlier than December 2016.
Only one essay is allowed per participant. Completed entries must be submitted by 11:59 PM EST on October 15, 2016.
Submissions sent by mail will not be accepted. No purchase necessary to enter.