Essay Competitions

1. St. Gallen Symposium Global Essay Competition

Theme: A New Generational Contract


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?

Length: 2,100 words 


Students born in 1993 or later, enrolled in a graduate or postgraduate programme (master level or higher) in any field of study at a regular university. 


A cash prize of CHF 20,000 split amongst three winners, and

A chance to meet 300 of society's brightest young minds, present and debate your ideas with 600 senior leaders. 

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