World Bank/African Economic Research Consortium

Education First Speech International Competition for Students 2017 (Fully-funded to New York, USA)

The EF Challenge is an international speech competition that encourages high school students to find a creative and engaging answer to the question: “What does it  mean to be a global citizen?”

Application Deadline: 15th April 2017

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: All

To be taken at (country): New York, USA

About the Award: The EF Youth Leadership Forum brings together outstanding students from all over the world and gives them an opportunity to become better global leaders: the EF Youth Leadership Forum 2016 took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 2017, the selected students will meet in New York, USA.

With the help of their teachers, the EF Challenge participants will write and record a short speech that inspires the audience and convinces the jury: both students and teachers have the chance to win amazing prizes – from trips to dream-destinations to study abroad courses and online English lessons.

Type: Contest


  • All speeches must be in English
  • Students between 15 and 19 years can participate
  • The speeches must be between 2 to 5 minutes long
  • All speeches must be recorded and uploaded to YouTube or a similar platform

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Program: 

  • Win a two-week study abroad course to a destination of your choice
  • Win a trip to the EF Youth Leadership Forum at the EF New York
  • Win a spot for an EF Teacher Training Course

How to Apply: All students and teachers must be registered and will receive an email with instructions on how to submit the speeches.

It is important to go through the Application requirements before applying.

Visit Program Webpage for details

Award Provider: Education First

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