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Essay Competition for International Students


To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, and to explore the perceptions and insights about today’s China from the perspective of international students, Chinese Service Center for Scholarly Exchanges(CSCSE), authorized by the Ministry of Education of China, will hold the 3rd “My Beautiful Encounter with China” essay competition. Shanghai Jiao Tong University is required by CSCSE to attend this essay competition. With the hope of enriching your experience in China and promoting cultural exchange among international students from different parts of the world, we invite you to participate in this meaningful and exciting event: 

l  Participants: International students and alumni graduated from SJTU.

l  Requirements: 

(1). The essay should focus on your experience and memories in China, as well as your perceptions and insights about China, which relate you to the achievements of today’s China, celebrating her 70th birthday. These themes include, but not limited to, changes and developments in society, economy, culture and your daily life in China.

 (2). There is no restriction on the genre. The essay must be written in Chinese and the length should be around 1000 Chinese characters.

l  Deadline: June 30, 2019. Please send all essays of your school’s or academy’s to the e-mail of ISSC ( in Word format before the deadline with authors’ name, nationality, and contact information (email and cell phone number). 

l  Rewards: All submitted essays will be reviewed by a professional panel. Outstanding essays will be published as a book, and some of them maybe published in newspapers or magazines. Authors of the first-, second-, and third prized essays will receive monetary rewards.

l  Contact Number: 

021-62933305 (Mr. Zhang Jinyong, and Mrs. Yu Jiayi)

Looking forward to seeing your work!

International Student Service Center of SJTU

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