Posted by on Jul 25, 2013 in Programs | 0 comments

Topic: Analysis of a historically significant event or series of events in 20th Century China, Korea, OR Japan
Submission Deadline: May 28, 2014 11:59 PM

If you are a sophomore, junior, or senior high school student (Grades 10-12) with an interest in East Asia, the Asian Studies Program at Georgetown University invites you to enter our East Asia essay contest this spring for a chance to have Georgetown University publish your essay online. The winning essay will be published on the Asian Studies Program’s website as well as featured in The Asian Studies Wire, a weekly online newsletter that reaches hundreds of subscribers in the Georgetown community and the Washington, D.C. area. The contest winner will also receive a $200 cash prize.

Check out last year’s winning and honorable mention essays here.

Contest Guidelines

Questions and essay submissions may be sent to Kat Harrington at