Sponsoring Institution: LSESU (London School of Economics) Economics Society

Type: Essay Contest

From LSESU: “current secondary school students in their final or penultimate year of secondary school or those entering university this year (i.e offer holders)”. This contest appears to be open to students from anywhere.

Application Deadline: August 15th for the current year, very likely a similar date for the next year’s competition as well.

Highlight:  Join the economic discourse and provide your own unique perspective on the most challenging economic questions and stand a chance to win fantastic rewards through the LSESU Economics Society’s Essay Competition. The competition aims to stimulate critical thinking and analytical skills in students while addressing some of the most pressing economic challenges of our time. The essay’s crafted by students aim to create creative arguments that explore the potential impact of recent developments, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and political polarization, on the global economy. All students in both 11th and 12th grade are able to participate in this essay competition; more rules and eligibility can be found on their website.The top three essays overall receive £100 Amazon gift vouchers. The winning essay in each category, will receive a captivating book and a certificate signed by one six prominent professors. In addition, the top three essays in each of the six categories will receive prestigious award certifications. Don’t miss this opportunity to engage in the vital dialogue surrounding our world’s economy through this essay competition. Submit your essay answering one of the prompts and be a part of the conversation that could shape our economic future. More information about the specific topics available for this essay competition and background information for each topic can be found in the starter packet on their website. Organize to apply in the middle of August and let your unique perspective shine and compete for fantastic rewards while contributing to the discourse on these critical issues.

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