The “Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition” is run by the RCS since 1883, this international schools’ writing contest – the world's oldest – is a highly regarded and popular international education project.
Essay theme: A Commonwealth for Peace
This year’s topics ask for a more active understanding of the role of the Commonwealth as a network of and for democracy, Human Rights and peace.
Age: All citizens and residents of the Commonwealth countries aged 18 and below. One Winner and Runner-up will be chosen from each category. A number of Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards will be given in both the Senior and Junior categories, rewarding excellence in writing. All entrants will receive a Certificate of Participation.
Deadline for submission: Before midnight (BST) on 01 May 2017.