Essay Plus Essay Writing Contest-Autumn 2016

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If you think you have skills for writing or simply enjoy putting your ideas and thoughts down on a paper, then you won’t want to miss this chance! Essay Plus is posting an International competition for all writers, offering up to $500 for the winner. If you want to showcase your skills in creative writing and want to gain recognition for your writing abilities, this will be a great opportunity for you with nothing to lose.
Essay Plus does not charge any participant to join the 2016 essay writing contest and also does not require any application forms.


  • A book that has changed your life (Personal Essay)
  • Causes and effects of child neglect (Cause and Effect Essay)
  • Online class vs. traditional class (Compare and Contrast Essay)
  • Should college athletes be paid for playing? (Persuasive/Argumentative Essay)
  • Should state colleges be free to attend? (Persuasive/Argumentative Essay)
  • Should Puerto Rico become a state? (Persuasive/Argumentative Essay)
  • Should gambling and sports-betting be illegal or should the government regulate it? (Persuasive/Argumentative Essay)
  • Should sexual education be taught in public schools? (Persuasive/Argumentative Essay)
  • Should high school students take a year off before entering college? (Persuasive/Argumentative Essay)



While everyone has a chance to gain name recognition by having their submitted essays published, cash prizes will be made available to the top three writers.

1st place: $500

2nd place: $250

3rd place: $100

Note: each prize will be made via PayPal or Payoneer and is limited to one prize per person.


November 30, 2016


  • Your essay should include your name and contact information (email address and phone number) towards the end of your essay (this can be on a separate page or on the last page of your essay)
  • Must be between 1,000 – 2,000 words
  • No plagiarism. This means any essay submitted to Essay Plus as a part of this contest must be 100% original. We want to hear YOU! Not anyone else.
  • Attach your document in .doc or .docs format
  • Although the essay writing contest is open for all applicants worldwide, make sure it is written in English.
  • If you wish to, you can submit more than one essay (the more essays you submit, the higher the chance to win your prize)
  • By entering into Essay Plus’ essay writing contest, your essay will be published on social media and blogs, including Essay Plus’ website, for hundreds of thousands of people to see and to be inspired by. Winners will additionally be awarded with the aforementioned prizes. You can be the next winner to be the inspiration for someone living across the continent, or even someone in your own city!
  • If you are interested in submitting your essay – whether it be for the cash reward or for name recognition, make sure to submit your essay not later than November 30, 2016. If you miss this deadline, don’t worry – we plan to offer this essay writing contest in the year 2017 as well so keep checking in and be posted!
  • Here’s what you have to do:
  • Like Essay Plus on Facebook, and follow Essay Plus on Twitter
  • Attach screenshots of the facebook like and twitter follow when submitting your essay
  • Attach your essay in the same email to in .doc, .docs, or .pages file and use “Essay Plus Essay Writing Contest 2016” in the title of your email no later than November 30, 2016
  • We will be posting updates on social media and via email once the results are out.


If you have any questions about Essay Plus’ essay writing contest – Autumn 2016, whether it be about the requirements or simply curious about how it works, feel free to reach out to us at or (+1)415-513-0875 Essay Plus is always happy to hear from you.


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