Harvard Crimson Global Essay Competition 2024

Types:Submission, Tournament

Categories:Humanities, Writing

Scope:International

Registration

Entry Fee: $15

Contact


info@essaycomp.org

This competition encourages students to challenge themselves and explore different writing styles to ultimately strengthen their writing skills. Hone written communication skills and challenge yourself with university-style guidelines, while in high school.

The registration fee is US$15 per student and must be paid upon registration but can get 33% off with code: AMB336

Each participant is invited to attend best-in-class bootcamps, explore careers in writing, and compete for exclusive opportunities and global recognition!

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HCGEC 2024 will run from February through March 2024. The competition features two key rounds, the regional qualifiers held throughout 5 regions, followed by the global finals. To compete in the global round, participants must go head-to-head with local participants and place in the top 15 of the regional qualifiers.

  • APAC (East Asia, Southeast Asia, and Oceania)
  • Europe, Russia, and Central Asia
  • Middle East, North Africa, Central and South Africa
  • LATAM (South America, Central America, Mexico, and the islands of the Caribbean)
  • North America
All regional participants will be invited to bootcamps in preparation for the competition. Participants will have over a week after registrations close to craft and submit their essays. Essays should be submitted in a Word Document through the submission link that will be provided to registrants. All participants will be invited to exclusive bootcamps during the competition by top professionals and professors from Harvard University! Top 15 essays from each region - 5 argumentative, 5 creative and 5 journalistic - will be invited to represent their region and qualify for the global final! Each participant will receive a week to elaborate on their regional submission and submit their cumulative essay in a Word Document before the deadline. The top 12 submissions, of the final 75, will be recognized in the global final and will win awesome prizes. This includes 4 essays from the creative selection, 4 from argumentative and 4 from journalism.

The competition will only accept one essay entry per person. Each participant is restrained to submitting only one essay on one topic in one of the three categories. The maximum word count for the regional round is 500 words, and global round is 1000-1500 words (cumulative essay) Titles are not included in the word count. Essays must be submitted in a Microsoft Word Document.doc through the Google Form provided after registration. Teams will not be able to participate.

Website: https://www.essaycomp.org/

Managing Organization: Harvard Crimson

Contact:

info@essaycomp.org

Eligibility:
Students between the ages of 13-18, in the 8th - 12th grade

Registration Opens: December 1, 2023

Registration Closes: February 7, 2024

Overview

This competition encourages students to challenge themselves and explore different writing styles to ultimately strengthen their writing skills. Hone written communication skills and challenge yourself with university-style guidelines, while in high school.

The registration fee is US$15 per student and must be paid upon registration but can get 33% off with code: AMB336

Each participant is invited to attend best-in-class bootcamps, explore careers in writing, and compete for exclusive opportunities and global recognition!

Process

HCGEC 2024 will run from February through March 2024. The competition features two key rounds, the regional qualifiers held throughout 5 regions, followed by the global finals. To compete in the global round, participants must go head-to-head with local participants and place in the top 15 of the regional qualifiers.
  • APAC (East Asia, Southeast Asia, and Oceania)
  • Europe, Russia, and Central Asia
  • Middle East, North Africa, Central and South Africa
  • LATAM (South America, Central America, Mexico, and the islands of the Caribbean)
  • North America
All regional participants will be invited to bootcamps in preparation for the competition. Participants will have over a week after registrations close to craft and submit their essays. Essays should be submitted in a Word Document through the submission link that will be provided to registrants. All participants will be invited to exclusive bootcamps during the competition by top professionals and professors from Harvard University! Top 15 essays from each region - 5 argumentative, 5 creative and 5 journalistic - will be invited to represent their region and qualify for the global final! Each participant will receive a week to elaborate on their regional submission and submit their cumulative essay in a Word Document before the deadline. The top 12 submissions, of the final 75, will be recognized in the global final and will win awesome prizes. This includes 4 essays from the creative selection, 4 from argumentative and 4 from journalism.

Criteria

The competition will only accept one essay entry per person. Each participant is restrained to submitting only one essay on one topic in one of the three categories. The maximum word count for the regional round is 500 words, and global round is 1000-1500 words (cumulative essay) Titles are not included in the word count. Essays must be submitted in a Microsoft Word Document.doc through the Google Form provided after registration. Teams will not be able to participate.

Participate

Website: https://www.essaycomp.org/

Managing Organization: Harvard Crimson

Contact:

info@essaycomp.org

Eligibility:
Students between the ages of 13-18, in the 8th - 12th grade

Deadlines

Registration Opens: December 1, 2023

Registration Closes: February 7, 2024