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Jun 4th 2015

NinjaEssays Writing Contest

NinjaEssays Writing Contest

Show off your writing skills at the new NinjaEssays contest


The NinjaEssays team is proud to announce our next essay writing contest, which will be more exciting than ever! Suffice to say, we were more than happy with the outcome of our previous contest. We got to read so many of great essays, and discover many writing talents among applicants. That is why we decided to launch another contest with topics that will really get your creative juices flowing!


Winners of our annual writing contest will get published on our NinjaEssays blog and be shared on all our social media platforms. But, this is not all!

  • The first three contestants will get a cash prize
  • You'll get recognized by experienced and professional academic writers
  • You won't be discriminated no matter what kind of an opinion you state in your essay. You are free to write and we won't discriminate either of the contestants based on race, color, gender, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or nationality.
  • You will become the example and role model for thousands of other students who will view your outstanding writing. You might even inspire someone to start writing.

Get started today, but make sure you've read all the INSTRUCTIONS carefully!

Deadlines

Submissions are accepted from July 15, 2016 through August 31, 2016.

The finalists will receive a notification via e-mail by September 10, 2016.

Total words – 700-800.

Write an essay on a topic you're really passionate about. And don't worry you have plenty of time to prepare and research. One entry per candidate is permitted.

There is NO ENTRY FEE!

Team of Judges

Your entry will be evaluated by expert top writers from NinjaEssays.com. All the judges will be unaware of personal information of all contestants, so that the judging and evaluating process is completely fair.

Rules

  • Each entry should be 800-1000 words long.
  • Please provide your contact information on a separate page.
  • The accepted file types of essays delivered: Word (.doc, .rtf, .odt, and .docx). Include images only if you have the right for distribution.
  • No plagiarism will be tolerated! All entrants that submit already published essays will get disqualified. We will use an advanced plagiarism check software to ensure that every essay is authentic.
  • The essays must be written in English.
  • Once you submit your entry you agree with the Terms and conditions of the contest and will respect the final choice of the judges.

Topics

Please provide an entry on one of the following topics:

  1. Should Writing Classes Be a Priority in All Educational Institutions?
  2. Is Technology in the Classroom Beneficial for Developing Skills?
  3. Does Academic Writing Actually Improve Student's Writing Skills?
  4. Is Multi-Tasking Good or Bad for the Brain?
  5. Is Practical Education More Useful than Theoretical Education?
  6. How Has Story Telling Changed in the Last Century?
  7. Does Homework Help Students Evolve or Slow Them Down?

Awards

1st place wins - $500

2nd place wins - $300

3rd place wins - $150

How to Become a Contestant

Before you can become a contestant in our essay competition, you need to like the NinjaEssays Facebook Page and share the post about NinjaEssays Writing Contest on your own Facebook page OR to follow NinjaEssays Twitter Profile and retweet the tweet about NinjaEssays Writing Contest. If you decide to submit your entry via email, make sure to like the NinjaEssays page and share the post about contest.

The choice of topic is all up to you. Choose the topic you like the most and submit your entry via email to contact@ninjaessays.com. The subject of the email should be "Essay Writing Contest" and the body of the email should contain your name, age and country you come from. Make sure to respect the deadlines!

Don't forget to get creative!



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First NinjaEssays Writing Contest August-November 2014

Submissions were accepted from August 20 through November 1, 2014. The finalists received a notification via e-mail on November 5, 2014.

Topics were:

  1. "Essay writing as one of the greatest trends and issues in contemporary education."
  2. "The unbearable lightness of being: Is the accessibility of modern education a problem? Should everyone gain a degree?"
  3. "The significance of education in my life."
  4. "How a book changed my life."
  5. "Is college education inevitable for career readiness?"
  6. "Are contemporary educational tools diminishing the role of teachers?"
  7. "Teamwork in schools: is it inspiring or discriminating?"

Winners:

  1. The winner is Luu Quang Chè (Vietnam) with his essay "Teamwork in Schools: Is It Inspiring Or Discriminating?".
  2. Second place - Kaluwa Abasi (Kenya), her essay is "Are Contemporary Educational Tools Diminishing the Role of Teachers?".
  3. And third winner is Steven Sloan (USA), "The unbearable lightness of being: Is the accessibility of modern education a problem? Should everyone gain a degree?".


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Second NinjaEssays Writing Contest November-January 2015

Submissions were accepted from November 20, 2014 through January 15, 2015. The finalists received a notification via e-mail on January 20, 2015.

Topics were:

  1. "Urban Literacy as a Goal of Contemporary Education"
  2. "Do Students Form or Lose Their Voice in Today's Educational System?"
  3. "Students' Development in the Digital Age: Intellectual Freedom or Frivolity?"
  4. "Importance of Fine Arts Education in Public Schools"
  5. "Old-School Teachers in the EdTech Age"
  6. "Education as an Influential Factor in Developing Countries"
  7. "Colleges as Training Grounds for Employment"
  8. "Can Foreign Students Reach Their Academic Potential?"

Winners:

  1. Olanna Okonkwo from Nigeria with the essay "Colleges as Training Grounds for Employment".
  2. Second prize goes to Eric Milner from USA with "Students' Development in the Digital Age: Intellectual Freedom or Frivolity?".
  3. The third winner is Budi Pertiw from Indonesia with "Can Foreign Students Reach Their Academic Potential?".


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Third NinjaEssays Writing Contest February-April 2015

Submissions were accepted from February 12, 2015 through April 27, 2015

Topics were:

  1. "Are Standardized Tests an Effective Way to Measure Students' Achievements?"
  2. "Violence in Schools: Causes and Solutions"
  3. "The Ethics of Contemporary Literature: Are Writers Promoting Wrong Values?"
  4. "The Liberating Values of Education in Conflicted Countries"
  5. "Ed-Tech Tools in Modern Education: Advantages and Concerns"
  6. "Is Academic Writing Relevant for Students' Progress?"
  7. "Extracurricular Activities: An Inspiration or Unnecessary Burden?"
  8. "The Rise and Fall of Liberal Arts in Schools"
  9. "Is Contemporary Education Independent from Governmental Influence?"
  10. "Anti-Intellectualism as Part of Modern Education"

Winners:

  1. The first winner is Calliope Beneventi from Italy with the essay "Anti-Intellectualism as Part of Modern Education".
  2. Second prize goes to Harry Burke from United Kingdom with "The Ethics of Contemporary Literature: Are Writers Promoting Wrong Values?".
  3. The third winner is Azizi Owiti from Kenya with "Violence in Schools: Causes and Solutions".


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Fourth NinjaEssays Writing Contest July - December 2015

Submissions were accepted from July 1 through December 10, 2015

Topics were:

  1. "Is Homeschooling Inferior or Superior to Traditional Learning?"
  2. "Digital Language: The Effects of the Internet on Modern Literature"
  3. "Are Parents Supposed to Provide Financial Support to College Students?"
  4. "Is 'Street Wisdom' Necessary for Professional Success?"
  5. "Nationalism in Contemporary American Literature"
  6. "African Writers: Diamonds of Contemporary Literature"
  7. "The Effects of Television Violence on Young Students"
  8. "College Dorms: An Inspiration or an Obstacle for Students' Progress?"
  9. "Higher Education: a Privilege or a Right?"

Winners:

  1. The first winner is Kalista Pang from Malaysia with the essay "Nationalism in Contemporary American Literature".
  2. Second prize goes to Nora Collins from USA with "College Dorms: an Inspiration or an Obstacle for Students' Progress?".
  3. The third winner is Eric Rijkse from Netherlands with "Are Parents Supposed to Provide Financial Support to College Students?".


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Fifth NinjaEssays Writing Contest December - May 2015

Submissions were accepted from December 16, 2015 through May 25, 2016.

Topics were:

  1. "Education Under Dictatorship: How Can Students from These Systems Break Regimes?"
  2. "Should Modern Readers Go Back to Printed Editions?"
  3. "Academic Writing: a Torturing or Rewarding Experience?"
  4. "Haiku: the Essence of Life in Seventeen Syllables"
  5. "Is Technology Making Learners Lazy?"
  6. "Naturalism in Literature: a Deeper Look into Realistic Characters"
  7. "The Effects of Television Violence on Young Students"
  8. "Is Standardized Education Necessary for Achieving My Career Goals?"

Winners:

  1. The first winner is Max Toohey from Australia with the essay "Is Standardized Education Necessary for Achieving My Career Goals?".
  2. Second prize goes to Hayden Mandalis from Spain with "Is Technology Making Learners Lazy?".
  3. The third winner is Matheus Santos Melo from Brazil with "Academic Writing: a Torturing or Rewarding Experience?".




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