Peterhouse is the oldest of the Cambridge colleges,. The competition opens for Year 12 students in February.. Peterhouse has been proud to organise the Vellacott History essay competition and the Kelvin Science essay competition was set up in 1999 to try to duplicate its success.
Essay Prize 2020. The Robinson College Essay Prize is open to all students currently in Year 12 (Lower Sixth, or equivalent) at a UK School. It is designed to give students the opportunity to develop and showcase their independent study and writing skills.
Several Cambridge colleges run essay competitions related to Classics, for students in year 12. Whether you are planning to apply to Cambridge or not, we encourage you to get involved. Follow the links for further information: Newnham Classics Essay Competition; Corpus Classics Essay Competition; Fitzwilliam Ancient World Essay Competition.Queens' College Estelle Prize for English Competition Guidelines and Questions 2019. Queens' College invites submissions for the Estelle English Prize 2019, which will be awarded to the best essay submitted by a Year 12 (Lower Sixth Form) student.Several colleges and departments of the University of Oxford run competitions which are open to students from schools and colleges.Preparing an entry for one of these competitions is a valuable experience for academically motivated students, so please do encourage your students to enter. There are also some exciting prizes to be won.
The Lord Toulson Essay Prize in Law. This annual essay prize is awarded to a secondary school student who shows an outstanding understanding of, and ability in, law. The Lord Toulson Essay Prize in Law, in honour of the late Lord Roger Toulson, Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, is sponsored by Herbert Smith Freehills.Read More
Fitzwilliam College Cambridge Annual Essay Competition (different subject each year) Royal Commonwealth essay competition (under 18) Connell Guides Essay Prize (open to all sixth formers) Humanities. Classics and Ancient History essay competition (run by St John’s College Oxford). Open to year 12 students. Young Geographer of the Year (Royal.Read More
Dukes Education Essay Prize. The Dukes Essay Prize 2020 is now closed for submissions. Essays are being judged and our three winners will be announced on July 1, 2020. Our Essay Prize is a nationwide scheme that encourages academic exploration, creativity, and lateral thinking in students in Yrs 11-12.Read More
Queens' College, University of Cambridge, invites submissions for the Estelle English Prize 2016-17, which will be awarded to the best essay submitted by a Year 12 (Lower Sixth Form) student. Please follow the links below for further details on the competition and information on how to apply.Read More
Student wins Cambridge University English Prize for essay competition James Green, Year 12, has been awarded the Thomas Campion English Prize by Peterhouse College, Cambridge University. The commendation puts James among the top 10 entrants worldwide.Read More
The final psychology AS-Level Essay Competition for sixth-form students took place in 2013. There are currently no plans to reinstate the competition. The Department uses other methods of outreach, such as open days (for information, please see the Cambridge Open Days page).Read More
Our essay competition, open to Year 12 students from UK schools, aims to recognise the achievements of gifted young critics from a diverse range of academic backgrounds and with a wide range of interests, and to encourage talented students with an interest in any of the subjects studied on the Cambridge English course to explore these interests further.Read More
Off About the competition. The Sheffield Philosophy Essay Prize is an annual competition for Years 10, 11 and 12. The aims of this prize are threefold: firstly, to widen interest in philosophy and in studying philosophy at university level among students who would not otherwise be exposed to the subject; secondly, to encourage ambitious and talented secondary school students considering.Read More
The R.A. Butler Prize for essays in Politics and International Studies is a competition that can be entered by students in Year 12 or the Lower 6th. Candidates are invited to submit an essay on a topic to be chosen from a list of general questions announced in March each year, and to be submitted in August.Read More
The UK Supreme Court writing competition is a great way for those with a keen interest in law and the UK justice system to get involved and put their skills of persuasion to the test. Students in year 12 or 13 in England and Wales, S5 or S6 in Scotland and Year 13 or 14 in Northern Ireland are eligible to apply for this fantastic opportunity and the chance to meet a Supreme Court Justice.Read More