Born after 1st May 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.
Open to all Commonwealth citizens aged 18 and under, the Essay Competition offers young people the opportunity to make their voice heard on a global platform and engage with issues important to them.
Every year, judges are impressed with the extremely high standard of entry as participants compete with their peers from every corner of the Commonwealth. For many bright and ambitious students, this is the ultimate competition!
Now run in partnership with Cambridge University Press, the competition remains an important means of expression for young people across the Commonwealth.
Tell us about your family or friends.
Who are the team players and who are the stars? What makes a good team?
What makes a good team player? Tell us about an instance or two where people from different generations have worked together.
Have there been times in your life when you wished you had someone to team up with? Senior Category Born between 2nd May and 1st May 1. How would you describe what your country has to offer other members of the team? How can sport build peace in troubled communities? Explore the relationship between ethics, sport and human rights.Founded in , The Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition is the world's oldest international schools writing competition.
This year drew the most number of entries.
Singapore alone sent in. The Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS) has run the Commonwealth Essay Competition since The Competition is the world’s oldest and largest schools’ international writing competition. The Competition is the world’s oldest and largest schools’ international writing competition.
The Commonwealth Essay Competition is the world's oldest and largest schools' international writing competition since The Commonwealth Essay Competition is run by the Royal Commonwealth Society in partnership with Cambridge University Press.
The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition , based on the theme of ‘A Young Commonwealth’, met with a record response. The Royal Commonwealth Society received more than 13, entries from over schools in 49 Commonwealth countries and territories.
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. Run by the Royal Commonwealth Society since , the Commonwealth Essay Competition is the world’s oldest and largest schools’ international writing competition.
Past winners include Mr Lee Hsien Loong, the Prime Minister of .