Aug 03, 2021

World Federation of United Nations Association: ISSCY Research Competition for High School Students

  • Emily Tan Yi Lyn
  • Remote (Worldwide)
Competition Research Opportunity


ISSCY is a research competition for high school students around the world, co-hosted and sponsored by the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) and GATSVI Challenge. In an effort to promote the study of humanities and social science among secondary students around the world, the ISSCY invites young minds to submit their research paper to a panel of judges for consideration. Students will submit a proposal for the preliminary round and, if selected, will be invited to submit their full papers. After a careful screening by esteemed judges, 80+ young researchers may be given the opportunity to publish their work in the ISSCY’s Online Journal.

80+ finalists will be selected and may be published in the International Social Science Conference for Youth online journal.

All fields in the humanities and social sciences are accepted. Possible fields may include, but are not limited to:

  • Humanities: Classics, History, Literature, Linguistics, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Religion, Anthropology, Music
  • Social Sciences: Sociology, International Relations, Economics, Public Policy, Psychology, Education, Communication, Public Health, Law, Journalism, Environmental Policy, Business

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Application Deadline

25 August 2021

Age Range


Minimum Technical Skill Needed

Students around the world in high school or equivalent academic standing are eligible to participate. Only individual submissions will be accepted.

Application Process Includes

  • Preliminary Round Deadline: August 25, 2021
  • Finalists Announced: September 8, 2021
  • Final Round Deadline: September 28, 2021
  • Publication: October 13, 2021