Program Length: This is an essay contest that offers a interesting topics to explore and where winners receive prizes other than money :
– Visits to Cambridge University
– A trip to London and a week of activities
– Having your entry featured in worldwide media

Location: Participation is accessible online from wherever you are. Winning applicants receive a trip to London with a week filled with cultural activities

Admissions Requirement: 
• Open to students from any of the Commonwealth countries including the UK, Canada, and Australia

Admissions Deadline: Late June

Highlight: Do you enjoy developing your writing skills? Are you interested in expanding awareness of the world around you? Perhaps you want to show off your abilities? If you replied yes to any of the above, then consider the Royal Commonwealth Society Essay Competition! This essay competition is the world’s oldest international school competition and in the past decade alone, 100,000 students from over 5,000 schools have participated in this essay competition! Competitors like you will be writing on a theme that stems from the Commonwealth’s values such as gender equality and inclusion, skills which can help you both improve your composition prowess and impact your open-mindedness. One winner and runner-up from each category earns an educational trip to London, while finalists will be given awards! Even if you don’t win this essay competition, you still gain experiences which can be utilized in the future, especially increased awareness of the world. If you want more specific details about the competition, be sure to check out the FAQ. So if this essay competition sounds like your cup of tea or type of jam, then apply here!

Cost: Free!! 🙂

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