The Raoul Wallenberg International Essay Competition 2013.

Application Deadline: December 31st 2013


Open to all students worldwide (Bachelor/Master/PhD), between 18-30 years of age.

The Raoul Wallenberg International Essay Competition, jointly organised by Student Competitions, The Swedish Institute and Raoul Wallenbergs Academy, is inviting all students to take part in an international essay competition.

The participants are encouraged to reflect upon Raoul Wallenbergs extraordinary life and come up with creative ideas on how, through their actions, they can inspire acts of courage, tolerance and unselfishness in the world!

Raoul Wallenberg

Raoul Wallenberg’s remarkable deeds and legacy act as an inspiration to individuals and young leaders that work for promotion of humanitarian spirit worldwide.

Share your great ideas on how, through your actions, you can shine as a guiding star and inspire acts of courage, tolerance and unselfishness in the world!

The response should be presented in the form of an essay, with a maximum length of 1000 words.

Prizes and Certificates

Winners of the competition will receive the opportunity to win gift vouchers worth €1,000, €500 & €250 Euros!


December 31th, 23.59 GMT

Competition deadline – all competition components must be completed and submitted.

January 21st, 12.00 GMT

Announcement of the top three winners on Studentcompetitions.com.


  1. Sign up for the competition here by entering your name and email.
  2. Reflect on Raoul Wallenberg’s life and share your thoughts on how his qualities and humanitarian spirit have encouraged you to contribute to developmental and humanitarian work.
  3. Submit the completed competition application on the competition website by the December 31, 2013 deadline.

The entire entry must be completed within the given time frame for the competition.

The submission must be completed in English.

Registration and application to the challenge is free of charge.


Applicants will be judged and scored based on the quality of their essay.

After all applications have been received by the December 31th, 2013 competition deadline, the top three winners will be notified of their standing in the competition.

The jury will evaluate the submissions and the prize winners will be announced on January 21st, 2013.

Submit your Essay for the Raoul Wallenberg International Essay Competition


One response to “The Raoul Wallenberg International Essay Competition 2013.”

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    Mistre Wassihun Mussa

    Every of us will deserve this !

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