The application can be done online or by post with the following steps:
Step 1: Click to register to 'Individual' or 'School/Organisation'.
Step 2: After entering all required information, attach your essay by selecting the file on your computer (the essay file must be in MS Word or PDF format)
Step 3: Submit.
Step 1: Write an essay which must be 700 words or less in English, French, Spanish or German, or 1600 characters or less in Japanese, excluding essay title and cover page (essays may be typed or printed).
Step 2: Attach a cover page indicating: category (Children or Youth), your essay title, your name, address, phone number, email, nationality, age as of June 15, 2017, gender, school name (if applicable), word count.
Step 3: If teachers and youth directors have to submit a collection of essays from their class or group.
Step 4: Enclose a list of students' names, ages and the name and contact information of the submitting teacher or director.
Step 5: Send it to the given address:
International Essay Contest
c/o The Goi Peace Foundation
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0093 Japan