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National Peace Corps Association Launches $5,000 Essay Contest

The National Peace Corps Association (NPCA) has teamed up with the the SEVEN Fund to launch the Enterprise Solutions to Global Poverty Essay Contest. One grand prize winner will receive $5,000.

Here’s more about the rules: “Solutions to poverty require innovative technology and communications, greater attention to women, increased job generation and the promotion of sustainable grassroots efforts. We invite authors to share their first person accounts of enterprise solutions to poverty and the topics above.”

The winner will be announced at a panel event in Washington D.C. on September 24th during a week-long celebration commemorating the Peace Corps’ 50th anniversary. The contest closes on July 31st.

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