Award Winners of JFTC Essay Competition 2011
December 14, 2011
Japan Foreign Trade Council, Inc. who sponsors the “JFTC Essay Competition 2011” is very pleased to announce that we received a total of 186 submissions from 43 different nationalities for the competition this year.
After a strict screening of all the essays, the two submissions below have been selected as the winners of the competition in 2011.
We would like to express our congratulations to the winners and thank all participants for taking part.
|Chair||Dr. Iwao Nakatani, Director of Research, Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd. and Chairman of Fushiki-an|
|Vice Chair||Professor Yoko Wake, Faculty of Business and Commerce, Keio University|
|Vice Chair||Mr. Kazuo Mori, Senior Staff Writer, NIKKEI INC.|
The Grand Prize of 1,000,000 yen
"Japan v 3.11 - Reclaiming the Date"
Ms. Nicole BROWN (Jamaica, age 29)
The Prize for Excellence of 200,000 yen
"The Making of New Innovative Japan: Road Map to Great Recovery"
Mr. Chiden BALMES (Philippines, age 25)
|Subject||“Vision for a New Japan after 3.11”|
|Language||English or Japanese|
|Length||No more than 4,000 words (in English) or 10,000 characters (in Japanese)|
|Deadline||September 15, 2011|