Lions District 201V1-4

Victoria, Australia

Lions International Essay Contest “The Future of Peace” 2017-18


The Essay Contest is for visually impaired young people.
Why not approach schools now and ask if there are any students who could take part in this competition?
Lions clubs around the world are encouraged to sponsor students in the Lions International Essay Contest. This essay contest was created to offer an opportunity to visually impaired young people to express their feelings of peace. The theme of the 2017-18 Lions International Essay Contest is “The Future of Peace.” Students who are visually impaired and who are ages 11, 12 or 13 on November 15, are eligible to participate.
Work with your fellow Lions, local schools and area families to identify young people who are interested in participating and who could benefit from this program. One grand prize winner will receive an award and US$5,000.


Essay Contest Guidelines
Each essay must be submitted with a completed entry form. Essays must be no longer than 500 words in length, submitted in English, type-written in black ink and double-spaced. Essay contest rules and entry form are included in each Peace Poster Kit.
The contest is open to students who are considered visually impaired according to their national guidelines and will be 11, 12 or 13 years of age on November 15, 2018. Eligible birthdates are November 16, 2003 through November 15, 2006.
One grand prize winner will receive an award and US$5,000.
The contest theme is “The Future of Peace




Other Resources
For further information of the contest, please visit the following websites:


National Essay Contest Chair
District 201 V1-4 Essay Contest Chairman