MindSketch Essay Competition

VoxUkraine-logoVoxUkraine together with the largest mobile network operator «Kyivstar», Kyiv School of Economics and with the media support from ЛІГАБізнесІнформ holds the competition MindSketch.

This is a monthly contest for the best essays where important socio-economic issues are analyzed. Among all the works sent during a calendar month, the Editorial Board of VoxUkraine chooses the best article. The essay will be published on the portal VoxUkraine and in one of the leading Ukrainian mass media.

Essay Requirements:

  • Essay should state a problem, analyze its causes and provide possible solutions;
  • Essay should not exceed 10,000 characters with spaces, it should contain an abstract of up to 300 characters, where it is briefly set out the main idea of the text, and conclusions at the end of the text are necessary;
  • Plagiarism (copying another’s work or borrowing someone else’s original ideas without attribution) is absolutely intolerable. All quote must be duly completed. The sources used in the article data, tables, figures (graphs) must be given;
  • Languages of the essay – Ukrainian or English.

The list of topics is not limited. But in July they recommend the applicants to focus on reforms in Ukraine. Preferences will be given to the most profound texts with an extraordinary view of the problem and links to research results.


Economists, researchers, scientists, students, journalists, professionals of various fields who are able to think analytically and express their thoughts in the articles are invited to take an active part. The members of the Editorial Board or Supervisory Board of VoxUkraine cannot participate in it.


The essay author is to receive a prize from the partner company «Kyivstar» in the amount of UAH 8 000 (around EUR 335). The essay will be published on the portal VoxUkraine and in one of the leading Ukrainian mass media.

To participate in the competition you should submit the essay on the address mindsketch.essay@gmail.com with the words “VoxUkraine Prize”. The requirements for the essay and the rules of participation in the competition are provided on the portal VoxUkraine.

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