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International Essay Contest

“Should We Fear Artificial Intelligence?”

 

Who can participate?

High school students (8th to 12th grade) from schools in Bulgaria and abroad.

 Requirements:

In order to participate you must submit an essay or a short story of 500 words (+/- 10%), Times New Roman font, size 11, Line Spacing – 1.5, one format in MS Word and on in PDF version to e-mail: info@vum.bg. The submission deadline is February 20.

All essays/ short stories must be written in English language!

The document should contain feedback information (Name, e-mail; Facebook; telephone number, country of residence) of the participant and the guardian / teacher.

 

Applicants that do not consider the above mentioned requirements will be disqualified.

 

What should be included in the essay?

Participants can record their views on the topic, presenting arguments for their respective opinions. The form can be a story or essay. The content will be checked for borrowed text (plagiarism) through a special computer program.

 

What are the awards?

1st place – 1000 EUR scholarship for the partnership undergraduate programs of Cardiff Metropolitan University and Varna University of Management

2nd place750 EUR scholarship for the partnership undergraduate programs of Cardiff Metropolitan University and Varna University of Management

3rd place500 EUR scholarship for the partnership undergraduate programs of Cardiff Metropolitan University and Varna University of Management

4th place – 50% discount for the European Summer University at VUM – Summer Semester 2018

5th place – 50% discount for the European Summer University at VUM – Summer Semester 2018

6th place – Two weeks summer English classes at VUM

7th place – Two weeks summer English classes at VUM

 

Seven of the best essays will be published on the website of Varna University of Management, Bulgaria – https://vum.bg/.

Scholarship awards are confirmed after submission and evaluation of all application documents for studies at VUM.

 

Jury:

Prof. Stanislav Ivanov – Vice Rector (Research) at Varna University of Management

Neda Dimitrova – Head of Language Department at Varna University of Management

Allison Smith – English as a Foreign Language Tutor at Varna University of Management

Pavel Yordanov, Head of Marketing and Admissions Department at Varna University of Management

Asya Krasteva, Marketing and Admissions Department at Varna University of Management

 

Deadline for submission of essays: February 20, 2018

For more information:

info@vum.bg

+359885398663

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