The Trust for Sustainable Living is pleased to invite schoolchildren around the world to share their ideas on the role young people can play in helping to conserve and sustainably manage Life on Land (United Nations SDG #15).
Course Level:Â Contest
Eligible Countries:Â All
Eligibility Criteria:Â Each student is invited to submit one essay in English, entitled:
Primary students (ages 7-11):Â Young people are key to sustaining life on land (max. 400 words)
Secondary students (ages 11-17):Â Young people are key to sustaining life on landÂ (max. 600 words)
- The essays are judged forÂ originalityÂ andÂ creativityÂ in all formats, and the potential to contribute to a constructiveÂ international debate.
- Unique and well-argued perspectives score highly. Please refrain from copying and pasting non-original material.
Number of Awardees:Â 5Â finalists, 1 winner and lots of consolation prizes.
Value of Competition:
- Every year, one overall Grand Prize winner (plus Teacher ChampionÂ and parent) wins a free trip toÂ the TSL International Schools Debates & Awards. The 2019 debates will take place in British Columbia, Canada.
- The writers of the top ten essays in each category (Primary or Secondary) receive medals and all Finalists, Honourable Mentions and Debate Attendees receive personalised certificates.
Method of Application:Â Apply here
Scholarship Application Deadline:Â 20th December 2018.