(PRWEB) December 09, 2013
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its fifth annual International Essay Contest, open to teachers and students anywhere in the world.
As part of Carnegie Council's Ethics for a Connected World Centennial Project, the Council is asking thought leaders a series of questions about the greatest ethical challenges facing the planet. One of the questions is: What does moral leadership mean to you?
But the project would not be complete without input from students and teachers; hence this contest. Please include examples of moral leadership worldwide, and/or from your local community and personal experience.
Essay topic: What does moral leadership mean to you?
Style: Op-ed style (not academic, footnoted papers)
Length: 1,000 to 1,500 words
Format: Word document or email. English language entries only.
Limit: One entry per person.
This competition is open to teachers and students of all nationalities.
All teachers, at whatever level, are eligible.
All students, from high school students through graduate students, are eligible. Non-students are automatically disqualified.
Collaborative essays between students and teachers are welcome.
Previous winners and honorable mentions are not eligible.
How to enter:
1. Join the free Global Ethics Network (GEN) website: http://www.globalethicsnetwork.org.
2. Post essay in the blog section and tag it with #leadershipcontest.
3. Please include the following:
Indicate whether teacher or student, and at what level (high school, undergraduate, postgraduate)
Competition Deadline: December 31, 2013
1st prize: $250 Amazon Gift Certificate
2nd prize: $150 Amazon Gift Certificate
3rd prize: $75 Amazon Gift Certificate
All winners also receive a copy of "Ethics & International Affairs: A Reader."
Founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1914, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is an educational, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that produces lectures, publications, and multimedia materials on the ethical challenges of living in a globalized world. To learn more, go to http://www.carnegiecouncil.org