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P50,000 Essay Writing Contest on Leadership

14 April 2010
P50,000 Essay Writing Contest on Leadership
The project is an inter-university competition aimed at promoting the young Filipino’s role in attaining sustainable energy independence while maintaining a sound ecosystem. It seeks for views on the new generation’s contribution to having a ‘clean’ and environment-friendly source of energy – oil and electricity in particular. The contest will also look for their views on the best types of eco-friendly power generation and energy conservation policies and measures to support development.


Entry must be from Filipino citizen, 16-30 years old, enrolled during academic year (2009-2010) or at the entry submission in a four or five-year undergraduate course or post-graduate degree (Master’s level) in a college or university in the country. Essay submitted must not have been published print or online. A student can only submit one entry.

A complete entry should have the following:

* Accomplished application form with passport size picture
* One-page summary stating career goals and aspirations
* Proof of enrollment in a university/college i.e. photocopy of recent ID or University certification
* Essay containing 1,000 to 2,000 words with the theme:
“The Role of the Youth: In Tackling the Challenges of the New Energy Future”

June 30, 2010 -- Deadline of Submission of Entries
July 2010 -- Awarding Rites

Submission of Entries: Energy Library Project Office
9/F Wholesale Electricity Spot Market
Robinsons-Equitable Tower
ADB Avenue, Ortigas, Pasig City
Email Address: energyyouthleaders@yahoo.com (for enquiries only)


There will be a grand winner to be named for the “Shell Youth Excellence Award” and who will also get the chance to be nominated as the Philippine Youth Representative to an international energy conference this year.

Two other runner-up winners will be chosen by the Board of Judges. Trophies and cash awards of P50,000; P30,000 and P20,000 will be bestowed on the first, second and third prize winners, respectively.

(More information HERE.)
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