We aim to promote the advancement of knowledge and profile new voices in environmental law. To advance these goals, our 2022/2023 essay competition is running again!
- Were you a student enrolled at a South African higher education institution in 2022 (in an undergraduate or postgraduate programme)?
- Did your research concern an environmental law topic?
Enter our essay competition!
Students are invited to submit essays based on their environmental law research to us (including edited versions of their LLM/LLB dissertations) at and . Please include proof of registration at a South African higher education institution in 2022. Please ensure that your entry is anonymized (i.e. your personal details should not appear on your essay submission).
Entries close on 31 May 2023.
Essay submissions are adjudicated by an independent panel of experts.
Winners will be announced, and prizes will be awarded at the closure of the ELA’s annual student conference in September 2023 (more info TBA). The winners are eligible to be awarded cash prizes of R3000 (depending on the judges’ decision) as well as book prizes.
Click here for the competition rules and terms and conditions.
31 May 2023