Compete in the St. Gallen Symposium Leader of Tomorrow Essay Competition 2023 to earn a spot as a “Leader of Tomorrow” at the world’s premier intergenerational debate event, The St. Gallen Symposium.
For this year’s St. Gallen Symposium Global Essay Competition on the theme «A New Generational Contract», they are calling for students worldwide to provide their perspective on one of the following two questions:
A) What’s the best legacy your generation has inherited from those before you? And how can we preserve it?
B) What’s the worst legacy your generation has inherited from those before you? And how can we replace it?
Application Deadline: 1st February, 2023 11:59 p.m. last time zone (UTC-12)
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: All
To be taken at (country): St. Gallen, Switzerland.
Type: Essay Contest
Number of Awardees: 3
Value of Award: Expenses for travel, board and lodging covered, travel service provided. The award is endowed with a total prize money of CHF 20,000
Eligibility: To be eligible, candidate must fulfil all of the following criteria:
- Enrolled in a graduate or postgraduate programme (master level or higher) in any field of study at a regular university
- Born in 1993 or later
How to Apply: Apply here
In addition to your contribution, make sure to upload
- a copy of your passport (or any other official government ID but no driver’s license) to verify your age
- a confirmation of matriculation from your university confirming your graduate or postgraduate student status as of February 2023
- a short abstract (200–300 words) which can be entered in the registration form directly in the applicable field of the registration form.