The theme for this year’s contest is “My Story of Inspiration.” Many people
experience inner change that motivates them to create a better world. Young
people from around the world, up to 25 years old (as of June 30, 2011), are
invited to share their stories of inspiration that affected their life and inspired
them to change the world. They will have to submit essays of 800 words or less,
original and unpublished and typed or printed in English, French, Spanish or
German or 1,600 characters or less in Japanese.
First prize winners will receive a cash award and a trip to Japan.
The deadline for entry is 30th June 2011.
All details are available here: