The 30th Eisaku Sato Essay Contest Award Winners 

The Eisaku Sato Essay Contest is an international competition that was established in memory of the late Eisaku Sato, former Prime Minister of Japan, with the monetary award that he received with his 1974 Nobel Peace Prize. The contest was inaugurated in 1980, and has been held annually since 1990.
Announcement of the 30th Eisaku Sato Essay Contest Award Winners
We would like to announce the winners of the 30th Eisaku Sato Essay Contest.  The theme was “Discuss the merits and demerits of extending long-term assistance to developing countries whose own self-help efforts are nadequate, as well as potential measures that could promote greater self-help efforts.” and 151 essays (23 in Japanese, 123 in English) were applied. The judgement committee was held on September 11.  The award of Excellence will receive ¥ 500,000 with testimonial, the second award
¥ 200,000 and the third ¥ 50,000 each with testimonial.

30th Eisaku Sato Essay Award Winners
Name Age Affiliation
Award of Excellence Atsushi Kato 47 Professor, School of Business, Aoyama Gakuin University
Award of Brilliance Zawedde Brenda Sewali 26 Uganda Electricity Transmission Co.
Award of Effort Hiroshi Mayahara 77 -
Isao Yamamoto

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Junior, Faculty of Lettes, Kyoto University
Tong Hien Chi  20 National Junior College Class of 2013 &
Yale College Class of 2018
Juliet Auma Odhiambo 28 Standard Chartered Bank

The 30th Eisaku Sato Essay Contest Award Winners