Lions District 201V1-4

Victoria, Australia

Lions International Essay Contest theme for 2019-2020 “Journey of Peace”

This Essay Contest is for visually impaired young people

Why not approach schools now and ask if there are any students who can participate in this competition?

Lions clubs around the world are encouraged to sponsor students in the Lions International Essay Contest. The Essay Contest was created 9 years ago, and offers an opportunity to visually impaired young people to express their feelings of peace. The theme of the 2019- 2020 Lions International Essay Contest is “Journey of Peace” Students who are visually impaired and who are aged 11, 12 or 13 by November 15, are eligible to participate.

Work with your fellow Lions, local schools and families to identify young people who are interested in participating and who could benefit from this worthwhile project for young people.

One grand prize winner will receive an award and US$5,000 and go to Chicago to receive the award.


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 as well as the recognition certificates.

The Contest is open to students who are considered visually impaired according to their national guidelines and who will be 11, 12 or 13 years of age by November 15, 2019. One grand prize winner will receive an award and US$5,000.

For 2019 / 2020 the contest theme is “Journey of Peace”


For further details of the contest, please contact:
District 201 V1-4   Lions International Peace Poster / Essay Contest Chair.