The 2017 East Meets West International Essay Competition seeks to provide an intellectual and creative forum that empowers young voices and broadens the dialogue on cultural exchange. This year, the competition is open to all high school students. The grand prize is a $1,000 cash award. Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards in the amounts of $300, $200, $100 amounts also will be awarded to student winners.
The East Meets West International Essay Competition is organized every year by the Donghwa Cultural Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that promotes East Asian culture, philosophy, and art through programs and events. For information on the competition, and to read the winning entries from previous years, visit eastmeetswestdonghwa.wordpress.com.
Entries will be accepted through November 27, 2017 (11:59 p.m. EST). Essays must be submitted to email@example.com.
All contestants must submit an on-line application. Use this link to the application form to register for the essay competition.
Folow this link to read further information on essay topics and competition guidelines.
Inquiries should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone (201) 871‑3033.