Essay Prize Competition for young scholars

We announce here a new competition inviting young (under 30 years) citizens of Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine to submit essays of up to 3,000 words in English on any topic relevant to the Association Agreements & DCFTAs of their countries with the EU.

The essays should be of good analytical and linguistic quality, and preferably choose a theme where the author is able to demonstrate knowledge in some depth through studies, research or professional experience. The essays should have an interesting argument or proposition to make. The winning prizes will be published here.

For background reading see the attached links.

Up to six prizes of €500 will be awarded. Submissions should be made by 31 March 2017 to A second call with a 31 July deadline will be considered in the light of results from this first call.