World Youth Essay Competition 2018

The World Youth Essay Competition (WYEC) 2018 gives you the unique opportunity to write about a subject that interests, motivates and inspires you the most! There is no topic restriction and you are free to write about topics such as aspects of society, environmental issues, science and technology, global affairs, and more.

The essay has to be between one to eight pages in the English language. You can also use pictures and graphics in your essay to visualize your words. Please submit your essay as PDF file (preferred). The WYEC 2018 jury judges each essay individually based on various criteria which may include creativity, writing style, knowledge skills and more. The WYEC 2018 Finalists will answer three short questions towards personality and achievements: The jury selects the winners based on your essay and your personality!

Eligibility to Participate in World Youth Essay Competition

All high school and university students are welcomed to submit their essay. Because WYEC 2018 wants to encourage students from certain countries, the jury gives special attention to submission from these countries: Nepal, India, Germany, Thailand, Gambia, Philippines, Kenya, Bangladesh, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Liberia, Zambia, Indonesia, Morocco, France, Brazil, Pakistan, USA, Ukraine, Egypt, Vietnam and more.

If you are from one of these countries, you have a great chance to become a finalist and we highly encourage you to participate in WYEC 2018!

World Youth Essay Competition Grand Prize 2018

The overall best submission receives the WYEC Grand Prize 2018 of 1700 USD. The exceptional student that receives the WYEC Grand Prize will be invited to Germany for a special winner ceremony with all flight and accommodation expenses covered! First and second runner up, finalis, and all participants will also receives a prize and certificate of finalist and participant.

Submit your essay now before 31 March 2018 through

WYEC 2018 Website


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  1. I just graduated last yer 2017, yet, I am currently working in the university that I have just graduated. Can I still join the competition? Thank you and God bless! 😀

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