English Essay Competition

Študenti strednej školy

The LEAF Academy Essay Competition is open to all Slovak students aged 14 to 19. The competition has been organized along with the Bridge – English Language Center, Martinus bookstore, The SCELT, Growni, IAMbitious, and The Slovak Spectator.

Typ vzdelávania
Študijná a štipendijná príležitosť
Uzávierka prihlášok
16. dec 2021



All the first three winning places in every category will be awarded with our prizes! The winners can look forward to:

  • Book vouchers and merch from Martinus 

  • Publishing of your essay in The Slovak Spectator online magazine

  • Mentoring and /or workshop sessions within GROWNi 

  • Merch pack from LEAF Academy


Category A – students of 8th and 9th grades of Primary schools + students of Year 1 and Year 2 of Secondary schools:

  • Is it possible to have a life without social media at this time?

  • Does fashion help us to define and show who we are and what we do?

  • Are printed books better than e-readers? Why?

Category B – students of Year 3 and Year 4 of Secondary schools 

  • Is climate change the most serious threat to the world?

  • Do our schools today adequately prepare students for the real world?

  • Is dating a thing of the past?

Category C – anglophone students (students of bilingual secondary schools and students of any year who studied at English school abroad)

  • Will artificial intelligence help the world or hurt it?

  • Do movements like Black Lives Matter and #MeToo promote inclusiveness and awareness or division and inequality?

  • Are we losing the art of listening?