To honor World Braille Day, the Commonwealth Youth Council dispatches “Unseen and Unspoken.” This is a fragment of inventive articulation of the #iamABLE crusade through the specialty of poetry.
Application Deadline: 31st May 2017 at 1700 GMT.
Qualified Countries: All
To be taken at (nation): Online
About the Award: The topic of the opposition is “My Disability does not define me.” The subject can be deciphered in numerous ways – essayists could concentrate on accomplishments and abilities they have regardless of an incapacity, or positive qualities they have or have created thus of their handicap. The target of the opposition is to bring issues to light of the experience and lives of youngsters with incapacities which are frequently concealed and not talked about. Take note that the CYC is taking a wide meaning of incapacities to incorporate unmistakable and undetectable inabilities, for example, extreme introvertedness and dyslexia.
There are 2 classifications for this opposition
15 – 17 years of age
18+ years of age
Matured 15 – 29 years of age
National of Commonwealth nation
Candidates with inabilities are urged to apply.
One poem for every individual
Group entries are reasonable however confined to groups of 3.
Poem must incorporate a title and should not surpass 30 lines long (excluding the title)
Poems can’t surpass/can’t be longer than 400 words
Passages must be founded on the topic
Lyrics must be the first work of the candidate.
Passages must not have been published, distributed on a site or highlighted in as a champ in another opposition before the 31st May 2017.
Sections must be composed in English
Written by hand passages won’t be acknowledged.
Number of Awardees: Not determined
The most effective method to Apply:
Accommodation can be made by post to: Commonwealth Youth Council, Commonwealth Secretariat, FAO: Lawrence Muli, Room E101, Youth Division, Marlborough House, Pall Mall, St. James’s, London SW1Y 5HX
Accommodation can be made by email to: [email protected]
Rules for accommodation
For the hearing-hindered: Submissions can be made in composed frame or gesture based communication that is video recorded. In the event that accommodation is by video recording in communication via gestures, then it must be joined by a translator (who does not consider a colleague) doing a voice-over. On the other hand the video must have subtitles.
For the outwardly weakened: Submissions can be made in braille level 2 (English) or sound and video recordings of the perusing of the verse.
All passages will be judged namelessly so the accompanying data must be given accommodation email: Name of Author(s), Date of birth, Citizenship and Title of the poem on a different sheet if posted or messaged.
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Grant Provider: Commonwealth Youth Council