Not only has the competition received in excess of 11, entries, but over 70 judges have been involved in the judging process and the standard of entries has been excellent. As the competition celebrates its th anniversary, it is evident that the competition remains an important means of expression for young people across the Commonwealth, as over schools across 55 Commonwealth countries and territories participated. The judges were impressed at the creativity and research that entrants displayed in approaching the topics. As ever, there was an extremely high standard of entry as participants competed with their peers from every corner of the Commonwealth, so to win an award is a big achievement.
Are you interested in the world around you? Do you want your voice to be heard by others? If so, the Commonwealth Essay Competition is definitely for you. We encourage you to be creative in your response to our topics.
You can submit a poem, letter, article, story, essay or even a short play. The choice is yours. It provides a platform for young people to compete with their peers in a truly global environment. The competition is free to enter and in over 1, young writers, from schools, in 38 countries across the Commonwealth received an award for their entry.
Moreover, half of the population of the Commonwealth is aged 25 or under. The Essay Competition celebrates and nurtures the creative talents of the young people that make up this unique association.
Entrants are judged in two age groups, Junior under 14 years and Senior years and must be living in, or a national of, a Commonwealth country. Prizes include Certificates — resources for your school — flights to London — being invited to meet famous authors — taking part in expert workshops — work experience at international organisations — entries featured in worldwide media.
When has hard work paid off for you? Creative thinking saved the day. Tell us about a moment of opportunity which changed the life of your family, community, country, continent or the entire planet. Is change a good thing?
A funding agency has asked you to make a pitch for an idea involving schools that would benefit your community. Are we too risk-conscious these days? Rules 1 The Competition is open to nationals or residents of all Commonwealth countries and territories.
How to enter All essays must be in English and submitted alongside an entry form, which can be downloaded from the Royal Commonwealth Society website.Home Blog Commonwealth Essay Competition winners Announced.
Congratulations to all winners and thank you to the Commonwealth Essay Competition sponsors Cambridge University Press for their support in this record-breaking year!
Commonwealth Short Story Prize Writing Contest for unpublished short fiction . Winners of schoolchildren’s Commonwealth Class Writing Competition announced 25 January Schoolchildren between 7 and 14 years of age from Cyprus, India, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and the UK have been named as winners of the Commonwealth Class Writing Competition, an initiative of the Commonwealth Secretariat and British Council.
This year has been a record-breaking year for the Commonwealth Essay Competition. Not only has the competition received in excess of 11, entries, but over 70 judges have been involved in the judging process and the standard of entries has been excellent.
Home > Essay Contests > Commonwealth Writing Competition. December 3, By Muhammed Abdullahi Tosin (Follow on the Commonwealth Essay Competition inspires thousands of young writers from all over the world.
it is the world’s oldest and largest schools’ international writing competition.
Past winners include Mr Lee Hsien. A young Pakistani and Singaporean have been adjudged Senior and Junior winners of the Queens Commonwealth Essay Competition. Zahra Hussain, 17, was selected as the Senior Winner of the. Oct 23, · Commonwealth Essay Competition Winner Singapore girl wins Commonwealth essay prize!
A 15YEAR-OLD Singaporean, competing against 16 to 18 year-olds, has won the top prize in a writing contest that drew 5, entries from 52 countries.
In the annual Commonwealth Essay Competition, Amanda Chong of Raffles .