The Jean Monnet Pupil Award for EU Essay 2021 – Germany
This year's Jean Monnet Pupil Award for for EU Essay goes to the Erich Kästner School in Darmstadt, Hesse. A 10th grade student convinced the jury with a precise analysis of the EU refugee policy and a plea for more solidarity between the member states in this matter.
EU@School invites students from the 9th grade upwards to intensively deal with the European Union and current European topics in the form of essays. The best essay is awarded with 200 €. Unfortunately, an official award ceremony had to be cancelled in 2021 due to COVID-19.
The winning essay of 2021 is published below (German version only).