Undergraduate and Young Professional Essay Contest

The essay contest elicited a large number of strong submissions from undergraduates and young professionals alike. The Committee enjoyed reading the submissions and extends its congratulations to the following winners:

  • Steven KontoyannisNew York University (’16)
  • George PapademetriouPrinceton University (’16)

Winner’s received a $200 prize and recognition at the “Greece’s Turn?” Conference at Tufts University

The essay prompt for this year’s contest was:

Imagine you are writing an article for The Economist in the year 2026. Paint a picture of Europe as a collective and its place in the world.

Read the Winning Essays