Regional Youth Energy Essay Competition – Secondary Schools


Secondary Students, we invite you to submit written letters/essays answering the following question:
“How can the CARICOM Region generate growth and resilience through clean energy, good governance, and regulations?”

(Submissions should focus on the social, economic and environmental factors)


The competition is open for participation to all CARICOM nationals and citizens under four (4) categories :
Participants must be students within one of the following categories

  1. Secondary (Forms 1-3/ Grade 7-9)
  2. Secondary (Forms 4-5)/ Grade 10-11)
  3. Secondary (Forms 6) (Grade 12-13)
  4. Tertiary (up to 30 years)

Entries will only be judged if they meet the eligibility criteria.

Children and immediate families of staff of the CARICOM Secretariat and the Regional Youth Essay Competition Judges are not eligible to participate.

Entry Period

The Essay Competition begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, November 1, 2018 and ends at 12 midnight on Friday, December 14, 2018. Entries submitted after the entry period will not be eligible.

***This Registration form is for contestants in the Secondary School category. To register in the Tertiary Category, please click the link below***

Click below for the Competition’s RULES AND GUIDELINES