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2024 Mixed Migration Centre (MMC) Alternative Voices Short Essay Competition

Deadline: 3rd of May 2024.

Applications are now open for the 2024 Mixed Migration Centre (MMC) Alternative Voices Short Essay Competition.

The Mixed Migration Review (MMR), the annual flagship report of the Mixed Migration Centre (MMC), aims to offer a platform for different voices in the migration debate. MMC is therefore inviting young researchers and writers on migration, from and based in Asia, Africa or Latin America to enter a short essay competition. The 5 winners will have their essays published in a section of the MMR2024 dedicated to “Alternative Perspectives” and receive a prize of USD 1,000 each.


  • The competition is open to writers from and based in Asian, African and Latin American countries who are 30 years of age or younger. 
  • The winning essays will need to offer your perspectives on our key themes: migration in politics and politics in migration, migration narratives and public perceptions on migration. T
  • he focus of your essay should be on your perceptions, ideas and opinions from the perspective of your country of origin about the situation in common destination countries, whether they be within your region, in the Global South or in the Global North.

Also Apply : UNESCO’s International Fund for Cultural Diversity 2024 Application

Application Procedure:

  • Submit a short abstract of your intended essay via this form before the 3rd of May 2024.
  • Abstracts must be written in English and must not exceed 200 words.
  • Only 1 abstract per applicant is accepted, but co-authorship (multiple authors on one essay) is accepted. However, the prize money is per essay and can only be transferred to 1 person.


For more information: Visit the website for 2024 Mixed Migration Centre (MMC) Alternative Voices Short Essay Competition


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