Essay Competition


Deadline: 12 June 2023

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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 2023!

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 are your ideas in regard to raising the engagement of young people in Europe? “

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 EPP Group Youth Week (4 – 7 September 2023) in Brussels.

Duration:  Our competition will be running from the 1st of May till the 12th of June, 2023
The winners will be announced on Monday 19th June 2023 @ 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 and 2022.

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