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Global blogging competition

The World Bank Group (WB) and the Financial Times (FT) invite you to enter this year's fourth annual global blogging competition.

The World Bank Group is looking for your most inventive ideas, high-quality writing and innovative solutions that would strengthen education in the future.

You could win a chance to be published in the Financial Times and World Bank blogs.

Deadline: 31 January-2022

Name of donor : World Bank Group

Grant size : not available

Category: Events

Reference URL :

Eligibility criteria for writing blogs
  • Participants must be enrolled in a secondary school or a version of a secondary school. teaching They must be aged between 15 and 19 at the time of submission.
  • Applications may be submitted in English, French, Spanish and Arabic.
  • The winning entries will be published in English.
  • There is no fee to enter the competition.
Blogging criteria

Submissions must include:

  • A blog or strong essay, no more than 500 words.
  • Your name, age, school, e-mail address and country of residence.
  • Optional: any photos, videos or visualisations that help support your story.
Criteria for judging blog writing
  • Applications will be judged by a high-level panel compound senior officials from the World Bank, the Financial Times and selected partners.
  • The full names of the judges are available on request.
  • Judging will take place in March 2022 and winners will be contacted and announced around April 2022 on the World Bank blog and the Financial Times website, unless a winner objects to publication of their name at the time of entry.
  • Entries will be judged on originality, creativity, quality of writing and solutions presented.
  • The decision of the jury is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Winners will be contacted via the contact details provided with their submission.

For more information, please visit World Bank Group .

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