Friday, August 6, 2010

Starfisher's Follow My Leader Essay Writing Contest

Win a cash prize of 2,000 pesos in Starfisher's Follow My Leader Essay Writing Contest.

All you have to do is write an essay on what is your idea of a transformational leader. 10 outstanding entries will receive a certificate of recognition and will be published in Starfisher's website, and 3 winners will each receive the cash prize.

This contest is open to college students in the Philippines.

Contest rules:

• No literary form other than an essay will be accepted.
• Essays may be written in English or in Filipino. No Taglish please.
• Each essay must reflect the contestant’s own writing, research, and original thinking.
• Only one (1) essay may be submitted by each participant.
• The essay must be at least 300 words but not more than 1000 words.
• Each essay must include a title page with the following information: essay title, author’s name, author’s email

Eligibility: College students in the Philippines.
Judging: Your essay will be judged on four criteria:

1. Content. How compelling are the main points/conclusion of the essay? (40 points)
2. Organization. Do the arguments follow a logical and easily understood progression? Do they tie into the main points of the essay? (20 points)
3. Creativity. Creative angle on the issue. (20 points)
4. Language. Correct grammar, spelling, punctuation. Flow. (20 points)

You may email your entries to
and subject: Leadership Essay

or you may post your entries in the comment section –

Deadline of Submission will be on August 30, 2010 and the announcement of winners will be on September 6, 2010.

For more information, please visit Starfisher's contest page.

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