Essay Writing Competition 2016 for Plaines Wilhems’ Secondary School and University Students

Inline with YUVA’s 4th Sustainable Development Goal [Quality Education], YUVA District of Plaines Wilhems is coming up with an essay writing competition for all students of secondary school and tertiary institutions that are found in the district of Plaines Wilhems.

The essay competition has been classified into 4 categories, mainly:

Category 1 – Form I to Form III

Essay: Write an English essay of 300-500 words on the importance of education in an individual’s life.

Guidelines:

  • Not more than two entries will be accepted per participant.
  • All essays should be originally written and of innovative nature.
  • All essays should be submitted in PDF, through email at plaineswilhems.yuvamauritius@gmail.com
  • All essays must include a cover page on which the following details must appear: Title of essay, Name of participant, Contact number, Email address and Name of institution.
  • Deadline of submission is 3 April 2016.

Eligibility: A form I, form II or form III student of any secondary school (public or private) found in the district of Plaines Wilhems.

Prize: The winner and two runner-ups would be awarded in a prize-giving ceremony with a shield, certificate and a YUVA Gift Pack.

Category 2 – Form IV to Form V

Essay: Write an English essay of 500-700 words on how far you agree with the following statement: “It is our choices… that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” – J. K. Rowling

Guidelines:

  • Not more than two entries will be accepted per participant.
  • All essays should be originally written and of innovative nature.
  • All essays should be submitted in PDF, through email at plaineswilhems.yuvamauritius@gmail.com
  • All essays must include a cover page on which the following details must appear: Title of essay, Name of participant, Contact number, Email address and Name of institution.
  • Deadline of submission is 3 April 2016.

Eligibility: A form IV or form V student of any secondary school (public or private) found in the district of Plaines Wilhems.

Prize: The winner and two runner-ups would be awarded in a prize-giving ceremony with a shield, certificate and a YUVA Gift Pack.

Category 3 – Lower VI to Upper VI

Essay: Write an English essay of 700-1000 words on the need of civic education today in Mauritius.

Guidelines:

  • Not more than two entries will be accepted per participant.
  • All essays should be originally written and of innovative nature.
  • All essays should be submitted in PDF, through email at plaineswilhems.yuvamauritius@gmail.com
  • All essays must include a cover page on which the following details must appear: Title of essay, Name of participant, Contact number, Email address and Name of institution.
  • Deadline of submission is 3 April 2016.

Eligibility: A lower VI or an upper VI student of any secondary school (public or private) found in the district of Plaines Wilhems.

Prize: The winner and two runner-ups would be awarded in a prize-giving ceremony with a shield, certificate and a YUVA Gift Pack.

Category 4 – Tertiary Student

Essay: Write an English essay of 1000-1500 words on how the quality of education in Mauritius can be leveraged.

Guidelines:

  • Not more than two entries will be accepted per participant.
  • All essays should be originally written and of innovative nature.
  • All essays should be submitted in PDF, through email at plaineswilhems.yuvamauritius@gmail.com
  • All essays must include a cover page on which the following details must appear: Title of essay, Name of participant, Contact number, Email address and Name of institution.
  • Deadline of submission is 3 April 2016.

Eligibility: A tertiary student of any institution (public or private) found in the district of Plaines Wilhems.

Prize: The winner and two runner-ups would be awarded in a prize-giving ceremony with a shield, certificate and a YUVA Gift Pack.

YUVA wishes good luck to all participants!
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