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Lions International Essay Contest

Lions International Essay Contest

Lions clubs around the world are encouraged to sponsor students in the 2018-19 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 Lions International Essay Contest is "Kindness Matters." 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. Read the complete essay contest rules and entry form.

2017-18 Essay Contest Winner

“The Future of Peace”

Ely Potter
13 years old

Ohio, USA

Essay Grand Prize Winner

Sponsored by
Delaware Lions Club

Read the winning essay

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For More Information

To learn more about the Lions International Essay Contest, please contact the Lions Clubs International Public Relations Department.

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