The Philippa Fawcett Mathematics Essay Prize is a new addition to our annual essay prizes. It is named after the former Newnham student who in 1890 was the first woman to obtain the highest mark of all candidates for the Cambridge Mathematical Tripos.
The Philosophy Essay Prize is open to Year 12 or Lower 6th students. The aim of the Prize is to encourage able sixth formers to pursue their interest in Philosophy, with the hope that they will be encouraged to read this or related subjects at University.
The Department of Psychology has launched this year's essay competition, for students currently in their first year of study for A-Level, Scottish Higher Level or an equivalent qualification.Announcing the 2020 essay questions. Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, 15 July 2020 at midnight. The John Locke Institute encourages young people to cultivate the characteristics that turn good students into great writers: independent thought, depth of knowledge, clear reasoning, critical analysis and persuasive style.Dukes Education Essay Prize. The Dukes Essay Prize 2020 is now open for submissions. The deadline for submissions is 4pm, 1st June 2020. Our Essay Prize is a nationwide scheme that encourages academic exploration, creativity, and lateral thinking in students in Yrs 11-12.
To mark its 30 th anniversary, Castle Craig Hospital in Scotland is launching an annual international essay writing competition for students. The competition is intended for all students of medicine, psychology, nursing, psychotherapy and social work. Focusing on Addiction.Read More
The competition. We run a national Psychology competition for schools, enabling Year 12 students to pit their psychology skills against pupils from across the UK. Rules and Regulations. Teachers can register a maximum of three teams of 2 to 5 students, from your school.Read More
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
Academic competitions for schools and colleges 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.Read More
The Centre for Professional Legal Education and Research at Birmingham Law School (CEPLER) launched its national law student essay writing competition in 2014. The winner ( City GDL student Chris Richards ) received an iPad mini and the opportunity to have their essay published on the CEPLER website as a CEPLER Working Paper.Read More
St Hugh’s is very pleased to announce that the Mary Renault 2020 essay competition is now open for submissions. The deadline for essay submissions is 5pm on Friday 24th July 2020. The Mary Renault Prize is a Classical Reception essay prize for school or college sixth form pupils, awarded by the Principal and Fellows of St Hugh’s College, and funded by the royalties from Mary Renault’s.Read More
This competition runs annually and is open to medical, biological science and veterinary science undergraduates. The Paola Domizio Undergraduate Essay Prize 2019 will open on 10 February and close on 26 June; The essay has to be no more than 1,000 words, excluding references and bibliography.Read More
The Marshall Society, the University of Cambridge's economics society, invites students studying for A levels, the IB, or any equivalent qualification, to take part in its 2014 essay competition! We would like you to approach your answers with factual evidence, clear and convincing arguments, and of course most importantly, high quality economics.Read More
The competition is now open for submissions and we have extended the deadline until 30 June 2020. Entries must be submitted via the submission form linked below. About the Competition. The IBE Student Essay Competition celebrates the best student writing and thinking on business ethics.Read More
Some Colleges will ask you to take the Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA), and others may ask you to take part in another form of assessment within Cambridge at the time of your interview. These will be general academic tests, for example, writing an essay or answering questions on set reading.Read More