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COTE Youth 2021 Essay competition

Posted Tuesday, April 06, 2021

The COTE Youth Committee of the Department of Economics, The UWI St Augustine invites tertiary students to participate in the COTE Youth 2021 Essay competition."Diversification through Organic Farming and Green Technologies: The Way Forward for Agriculture" is the topic for Tertiary students and "Revitalising Tourism in the Caribbean: Green Tourism and Opportunities for Innovation" is the topic for secondary school students for this year's competition.

Deadline for submission is April 9, at 4:30 p.m. 



  • Between 1500-2000 words.
  • Single spaced.   
  • Chicago Manual Style Referencing 
  • Page numbers excluding cover page 
  • Margins: normal (2.54 cm all sides) - Original research.  



  • 1st place: TTD$ 2000  
  • 2nd place: TTD$ 1500  
  • 3rd place: TTD$ 1000 


Submission Process: 

  • Cover Page: Name of Student, School, Year of Study and Essay Topic   
  • Email completed essays to  NO LATER THAN 4:30 p.m. on April 9, 2021. Late submissions will not be accepted.