COMPETITIONS
Summer 2020: International Essay Contest Results

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Summer 2020 GYM International Essay Contest.

This time, we received over 500 entries from students in multiple states across the nation and countries worldwide. Unfortunately, this means that we could not recognize every participant, so we hope that those who were not recognized will participate again in our next competition.

A huge congratulations to all those awarded in this summer's competition! (Results Below)
**Due to COVID-19, we will not be printing physical copies of the awards. However, if you would like a virtual copy, we can email it to you per your request.**
If you did not qualify for one of the top awards (above), please click the links below to check the Finalists and Qualifiers lists. Thank you for your participation!

Summer 2020: International Essay Contest

Entry Requirements
Eligibility: Rising 6th grade - Rising 12th Grade
Deadline: July 1st, 2020 (11:59 PM PT)
Submission Requirements:
  • Essays should be in 12-point, Times New Roman, single-spaced, and in a Word document.
  • The Word document should include your name, grade, and the prompt you'll be answering along with your response.
  • All submissions should be sent to GlobalYouthMission@gmail.com by July 1st with the subject as "[AM] 2020 International Essay Contest - Your Name".

Awards
It is highly recommended that all college applicants obtain and mention at least 5 academic awards on their college applications. This is a great opportunity for future college applicants that are in need of awards. We will award 1st, 2nd, 3rd, finalists, and more in this competition. Additionally, we will add a video of 1st place reading their essay on the Global Youth Mission website (http://globalyouthmission.org)

Writing Prompts
Please limit your essay response to 250-500 words.
1) What is something positive that you have learned, gained, recognized, experienced, etc. from the quarantine?


 
Entry Requirements
 
Eligibility: 6th - 12th Grade
Deadline: October 20, 2018 (11:59 PM PT)
Submission Requirements:
  • Essays should be in 12-point, Times New Roman, single-spaced, and in a Word document.
  • The Word document should include your name, grade, and the prompt you will be answering along with your response. 
  • All submissions should be sent to GlobalYouthMission@gmail.com by October 20th with the subject as "[AM] 2018 International Writing Contest - Your Name"


Awards

We will award 1st, 2nd, 3rd and finalists in this competition. Additionally, we will add a video of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place reading their essay on the Global Youth Mission website (http://globalyouthmission.org/)

 



Writing Prompts

 

Please choose one of the three options to write about. All essays should follow the theme: Service. Please limit your essay response to 250-500 words.

1) Explain a cause that is important to you (i.e. women''s rights, homelessness, etc.). Tell us why. 

2) What drives you to volunteer? Why is it important to you?

3) Tell us about your most memorable community service experience. How has it influenced you? 

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