There is no entry / application fee to the competition. Additionally, participants are also not required to register before sending in their entries.
All the Participants retain the copyrights of their submitted pieces. However, by entering the Competition, the Participants consent to the use of his/her/their name and/or pieces, or parts thereof, in any advertisements, educational materials, corpus of research, media and promotional materials carried out or produced by the IIIDEM / ECI, and their authorised partners, without further notice or compensation. The IIIDEM / ECI can publish or decline to publish, use or decline to use, any submitted pieces at their sole discretion.]
Any decision taken by the Organizers in relation to the Essay Contest is final and binding, and there is no scope of appeal.