Essay Competition


Deadline: 31 May 2024

Are you a European undergraduate or graduate student passionate about shaping the future of the EU?

Do you want to win the chance of becoming the EPP Group’s next trainee?

Then this is the right place for YOU: Welcome to the EPP Group Robert Schuman Essay Competition 2024!

At the EPP Group we are looking for the next generation of policy makers and we invite you to write your own manifesto and propose solutions to a specific challenge.

Write an essay on the topic: “What is the next challenge for the European Union, and how can we prepare for it?“

The three winners of the Essay competition will receive a 5- month paid traineeship (September 2024 – January 2025) with our Group, the EPP, in Brussels.
The top 10 participants will receive an invitation for the next EPP Group Youth Week in Brussels.

Duration:  Our competition will be running from the 1 – 31 May, 2024.
The winners will be announced on Friday, 28 June 2024 @ 12h00 CET and informed by email.

Find out more under Rules and Conditions of the competition. LEARN MORE

Get Inspired!

Take a look at the work of our winners of the Robert Schuman essay competitions 2021, 2022, and 2023.

Submission Form