India Essay Contest
India Essay Contest Winners Announced! »
Prize: $500 award
Who: All BU students
Deadline: April 28, 2013
As part of Boston University’s India Initiatives, and to celebrate the BU-India Symposium on May 10, 2013, BU Global Programs announces the India Essay Prize contest for the best student essay submitted by a BU student on an Indian topic. We want to celebrate India through good writing, thus all topics relevant to India—cultural history, scientific achievement, philosophical ideas, or other areas—may be submitted. The Essay Prize is for nonfiction prose and we welcome entries that inform, delight, teach, and highlight an aspect of India in the form of personal or academic essays, research papers, commentary, or biography. Any student enrolled at BU is eligible to enter—undergraduate or graduate, full-time or part-time.
Essays should be less than 1,500 words (3 to 5 pages) and be submitted online per the submission guidelines below. Entries will be judged by a panel of faculty, staff, and/or professional writers.
- One winner will receive a $500 award
- The winner will be publicly announced on May 10, 2013 at the BU-India Symposium
- The winning submission will be featured on the BU Global Programs website
Guidelines for Eligibility and Submission
- The deadline for submission is midnight,Sunday, April 28, 2013.
- All BU students (undergraduate or graduate; part-time or full time) are eligible.
- Entries may be nonfiction prose only, and be less than 1,500 words, typed double-spaced in Arial font.
- Add your BU student ID# on the top left corner of the essay (the student’s name should NOT appear anywhere on the essay page itself). Names should appear on the submission form only.
- Students may submit multiple entries, each with a new submission form.
- Entries written for classes or as part of undergraduate theses are eligible (however, works that have been previously published are not eligible).
- The winning essay will be featured on the BU Global Programs website and used for promotion in other media for BU Global Programs. The student will retain copyright.
For further questions and information, please contact Deepti Nijhawan, Director, India initiatives, BU Global Programs at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that the deadline for submitting essays has passed. Thank you for your interest in the BU India Essay Prize contest.
ELS Educational Services is pleased to announce that 60 students have been selected as winners of the 2017 Many Languages, One World® international essay contest. 2017 is the fourth year ELS Educational Services and the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) have sponsored Many Languages, One World. This year ELS and the UNAI also welcome Northeastern University as the host of the Many Languages, One World Global Youth Forum and the sponsor and organizer of the Northeastern University Global Youth Symposium.
The event includes an all-expense-paid trip to Boston and New York City and the opportunity to speak in the General Assembly Hall at the United Nations. Students will present action plans related to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The Many Languages, One World contest challenged college and university students around the globe to write an essay in one of the six official languages of the United Nations: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish. More than 6,000 individuals from 170 countries and over 1,950 universities participated in the initial phase of the contest. Participants attend many prestigious universities including Jiangsu University, The University of Cambridge, Columbia University, The University of Edinburgh, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, McGill University, Clemson University, Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne, Universiti Putra Malaysia, The University of British Columbia, New York University, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Tecnológico de Monterrey, SRM University, and Bowling Green State University.
ELS congratulates the 60 winners of the Many Languages, One World 2017 student essay contest.
Visit ManyLanguagesOneWorld.org for more information and guidelines and join the conversation on social media using #MLOW2017.
The winners are as follows:
|NAME||UNIVERSITY||HOME COUNTRY||LANGUAGE GROUP|
|Abdul Gafoor Kunnathodi||Jawaharlal Nehru University||India||Arabic|
|Adrien Canaan||Sciences Po||France||Arabic|
|Ashham Saleel Nellikkaavatitayil||Mahatma Gandhi University||India||Arabic|
|Chu Fang||Peking University||China||Arabic|
|Mohammad Affan||Jawaharlal Nehru University||India||Arabic|
|Muhammed Shereef||Jawaharlal Nehru University||India||Arabic|
|Muhammed Mansu Mansoor Kattilasseri||Madeenathul Uloom Arabic College||India||Arabic|
|Natalya Vladimirovna Schneider||Defense Language Institute||United States||Arabic|
|Shabab Anwar||University for Foreigners of Perugia||India||Arabic|
|Yiqing Shen||The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rothberg International School||China||Arabic|
|Bolor Mendbayar||“New Medicine” Medical Institute||Mongolia||Chinese|
|Chanmi Hwang||Seoul National University||South Korea||Chinese|
|Gugulethu Jemaine Nyathi||Jiangsu University||Zimbabwe||Chinese|
|Humay Abdyrahmanova||Zhejiang University||Turkmenistan||Chinese|
|Jimena Chacon Quesada||Beijing Language And Culture University||Costa Rica||Chinese|
|Meerim Zholdoshbekova||Shanghai International Studies University||Kyrgyzstan||Chinese|
|Oleksandra Stryzhak||Kyiv National Linguistic University||Ukraine||Chinese|
|Olga Efrim||Northwest Normal University||Moldova||Chinese|
|Paraskeva Verginis||Beijing Language And Culture University||Greece||Chinese|
|Timur Viktorovich Ivanov||Central University of Finance and Economics||Kazakhstan||Chinese|
|Albina Chymbru||Ewha Womans University||Ukraine||English|
|Annelijne Veronique Verburgt||Stockholm University||Netherlands||English|
|Bárbara Rafaela Da Silva Machado||Universidade Federal De Minas Gerais||Brazil||English|
|Clara Mayerl||University Of Essex||France||English|
|Indira Boutier||Aix-Marseille Université||France||English|
|Jamilya Nurkanova||Nazarbayev University||Kazakhstan||English|
|Marwa Hagi||University Of Bologna||Italy||English|
|Milena Malteze Zuffo||University Of São Paulo||Brazil||English|
|Sara Jeffar||Ibn Tofail University||Morocco||English|
|Viktoria Budyakova||Southern Federal University||Russia||English|
|Chenyang Yin||University Of Cambridge||China||French|
|Lin Hur||The Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3||South Korea||French|
|Marwa Azelmat||National School Of Applied Sciences Kenitra||Morocco||French|
|Michaela Christine Hylen||Truman State University||United States||French|
|Miguel Madrid Vertel||Ecole Nationale Supérieur d'architecture de Paris-La Villette||Colombia||French|
|Nada Zeineb Ben Jemaa||American University of Beirut||Tunisia||French|
|Natalia Florêncio||Sciences Po Lyon||Brazil||French|
|Nick Samuel Bloom||University of Bristol||United Kingdom||French|
|Safaa Guennoun||IMT Atlantique||Morocco||French|
|Saloni Ashish Ghatnekar||H.R. College of Commerce and Economics||India||French|
|Giuzal Abdullaeva||Issyk-Kul State University||Kyrgyzstan||Russian|
|Iana Scvarovscaia||Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics||Moldova||Russian|
|Karina Kaliyeva||E.A. Buketov Karaganda State University||Kazakhstan||Russian|
|Nargiza Mukhtorova||University of World Economy and Diplomacy||Uzbekistan||Russian|
|Nigina Fayzullo qizi Yuldasheva||Bukhara State University||Uzbekistan||Russian|
|Olena Olehivna Onufriv||Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv||Ukraine||Russian|
|Saikal Amanbekovna Amanbekova||Moscow State Institute of International Relations||Kyrgyzstan||Russian|
|Serhii Lashyn||Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University||Ukraine||Russian|
|Sokhib Saidov||Mari State University||Uzbekistan||Russian|
|Zhanara Kangtarbay||Kazakh Ablai khan University of International Relations And World Languages||Kazakhstan||Russian|
|Adriana Stejeran||Babeș-Bolyai University||Romania||Spanish|
|Amanda Moraes Azevedo||Universidade Federal Da Bahia||Brazil||Spanish|
|Aynur Garayeva||Azerbaijan University of Languages||Azerbaijan||Spanish|
|Camila Negrão Guilherme||Federal University of ABC||Brazil||Spanish|
|Júlia Rabelo Mousinho||University Centre of the Federal District||Brazil||Spanish|
|Long Cheng||Beijing Foreign Studies University||China||Spanish|
|Matheus Reis Da Silva||University of São Paulo Medical School||Brazil||Spanish|
|Oksana Vedmidska||University of Hildesheim||Ukraine||Spanish|
|Rafal Jennek||Uppsala University||Poland||Spanish|
|Reina Rabih Hamdan||Lebanese University||Lebanon||Spanish|