India Is A Country Of Youth Essay Contest

Deadline: 31 March 2018
Open to: all high school and university students can participate
Award: 1700 USD Grand Prize


The World Youth Essay Competition2018 gives you the unique opportunity to write about a subject that interests, motivates and inspires you the most! There is no topic restriction and you are free to write about topics such as:

  • aspects of society;
  • environmental issues;
  • science and technology;
  • global affairs;
  • and more.

The essay has to be between one to eight pages in the English language. You can also use pictures and graphics in your essay to visualize your words. Please submit your essay as PDF file (preferred). The WYEC 2018 jury judges each essay individually based on various criteria which may include creativity, writing style, knowledge skills and more. The WYEC 2018 Finalists will answer three short questions towards personality and achievements: The jury selects the winners based on your essay and your personality!


All high school and university students can participate in the WYEC 2018 international essay competition. The WYEC 2018 is open to students from all countries! Each student is welcomed to submit his essay. Because WYEC 2018 wants to encourage students from certain countries, the jury gives special attention to submission from these countries:

Nepal, India, Macedonia, Germany, Thailand, Gambia, Philippines, Kenya, Bangladesh, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Liberia, Zambia, Indonesia, Morocco, France, Brazil, Pakistan, USA, Ukraine, Egypt, Vietnam and more.

If you are from one of these countries, you have a great chance to become a finalist and we highly encourage you to participate in WYEC 2018!


WYEC Grand Prize 2018

  • The overall best submission receives the WYEC Grand Prize 2018 of 1700 USD. The exceptional student that receives the WYEC Grand Prize will be invited to Germany for a special winner ceremony with all flight and accommodation expenses covered! In Germany, you will meet with current international leaders and professionals.

WYEC 2. Prize and 3. Prize

  • The second and third best submissions receive the WYEC 2. prize and 3. prize of 2018. The award honors your extraordinary writing style and your creative mind. The 2. Prize and 3. Prize Winners will also be featured in one of the world’s most notable youth journals: You will be interviewed by journalists towards your motivation to inspire other youths around the world!

10x Award of Excellence

  • The jury selects ten submissions for exceptional creativity, knowledge or language skills. You will receive the WYEC Award of Excellence to obtain encouragement and honor for your future achievements and professional career.

All Finalists

  • All finalists will receive a special WYEC finalists certificate with honorable jury notes.

All Participants

  • All participants will receive a WYEC 2018 participation certificate.

How to Apply?

In order to apply fill the application form.

For more information please visit the official website.

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IAC’s Youth Essay Contest Deadline is October 15th!

October 2, 2017




The next generation of Indian Agriculture will be at the forefront of meeting America’s demand for food security. Our young leaders have been filling crucial roles at home, producing the food that feeds our communities. Now, Indian Country relies on our youth to carry our message farther than ever before. Insuring a Native voice is heard in the 2018 Farm Bill is a critical concern for the Intertribal Agriculture Council, and we need your help in doing so. Click on the link below for Essay Contest information:

2017 IAC Essay Contest Info

Deadline: October 15, 2017

The 2017 Essay Contest & Conference is open to Native American Youth enrolled in a Federally Recognized Tribe or descendants living on Indian owned land and entering grades 9-12 during the 2017-2018 school-year.

Regional Youth Summits
In addition to the Annual Membership Meeting, Regional Youth Summits are planned in the following regions. Please encourage local Native youth to attend these conferences specific to their regions, space is limited so apply soon:

>->Pacific Region Summit<-<
October 12-15, 2017 – Sacramento, California

>->Eastern Oklahoma Region Summit<-<
October 12-15, 2017 – Sacramento, California

For More Information about Youth Programming, contact:
Kelsey Ducheneaux, Youth Programs Coordinator
Call 605-964-8320 or Email

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31st Annual Membership Meeting

The Intertribal Agriculture Council will host the 2017 Membership Meeting at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, December 11-14, 2017 .

“Indian Ag…….the Future of American Food Security”

IAC’s 2017 Membership Meeting will focus on Indian Country’s role in the future of American food security and to rally the support of Tribes to effectively advocate for greater Native inclusion in the 2018 Farm Bill. It will be one of the largest non-defense funding authorizations to be considered in the history of this country. Join us to make sure your voice is heard!

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The IAC would like to invite you to participate in the Exhibit Session & Trade Show being held during our Annual IAC. Exhibitors Agreement

Membership dues for the coming year are due prior to the Annual Membership Meeting, regional caucuses and elections at the annual meeting. In order to vote on caucus issues and elections, a member Tribe must have their dues paid and a delegate in place at the Membership Meeting. Membership Dues

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To provide a unified effort to promote change in Indian Agriculture for the benefit of Indian People.

The Intertribal Agriculture Council conducts a wide range of programs designed to further the goal of improving Indian Agriculture. The IAC promotes the Indian use of Indian resources and contracts with federal agencies to maximize resources for tribal members.

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