Feb 23, 2019

East Meets West International Essay Competition

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The East Meets West International Essay Competition aims to provide an intellectual and creative forum that empowers young voices and broadens the dialogue on cultural exchange.

Open to all high school students, worldwide, the competition includes a Grand Prize of a $1000 USD cash award. Subsequent Gold, Silver, and Bronze Awards in $300, $200, $100 amounts will be awarded to student winners respectively. Additional non-cash awards are also given by participating partners and sponsors. Organised by the Donghwa Cultural Foundation, The East Meets West International Essay Competition seeks to promote East Asian culture, philosophy, and art through their programs and events.

By encouraging students to participate in this essay competition they strive to create a space for cultural harmony.

For more information visit the official website here

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range




No prior knowledge or skill is required.
Competition is open to all (amateurs/professionals/all ages).

Participation Cost


Entry fee is $20USD, which is to be paid online.

Minimum Technical Skill Needed


As all high school students are eligible to participate, there are no technical pre-requisites.

Time Commitment


One off essay submission.

Application Process Includes

The submission deadline is usually towards the end of September. 2019 deadline TBA.