Robson History Prize The Robson History Prize is an annual competition for Year 12 or Lower 6th students. The Prize was established in 2007 in memory of the historian Robert Robson, who was for many years a Fellow and Tutor at Trinity.
Instructions for entrants and essay questions are provided for the Kelvin, Thomas Campion and Vellacott prizes on the lefthand side as attachments. There is also an FAQ page for entrants and their teachers, as well as a guide for teachers on how to use our online system to run an internal competition within school and how to approve or modify essays.
Several Cambridge colleges run essay competitions related to Classics, for students in year 12. Whether you are planning to apply to Cambridge or not, we encourage you to get involved. Follow the links for further information: Newnham Classics Essay Competition; Corpus Classics Essay Competition; Fitzwilliam Ancient World Essay Competition.Entering an essay in our competition can build knowledge, and refine skills of argumentation. It also gives students the chance to have their work assessed by experts. All of our essay prizes are judged by senior academics from the University of Oxford.Essay Prize 2020. The Robinson College Essay Prize is open to all students currently in Year 12 (Lower Sixth, or equivalent) at a UK School. It is designed to give students the opportunity to develop and showcase their independent study and writing skills.
Christ's College Cambridge is pleased to invite entries for the 2017 History Essay Prize competition, open to all current Year 12 students. You don't have to be studying History or intend to take History at University to be eligible to enter. The deadline for receipt of entries is Friday 28th April 2017.Read More
John Locke Essay Competition. Essay competition judged by Oxford university professors with the choice of 3 essays across 7 different subjects: Philosophy, Politics, Economics, History, Psychology, Theology and Law. Deadline: 15th July 2020 Further details here.Read More
Modern Languages Challenge As well as developing your language skills to a high level of fluency, the Modern and Medieval Languages course at Cambridge covers a broad spectrum of the culture, history, literature, art, film and philosophy relating to the languages we teach.Read More
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. There are also some exciting prizes to be won.Read More
Call for submissions is now open! The British Society for the History of Mathematics is pleased to invite submissions for its 2020 undergraduate essay prize. The essay may be on any topic within the history of mathematics and should be no more than 2500 words in length (excluding references). The competition is open to any person who is enrolled as an undergraduate in a UK or Irish university.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
The Independent Social Research Foundation and the Cambridge Journal of Economics awarded the 2015 ISRF Essay Prize in Economics to Professor Julie A. Nelson (University of Massachusetts, Boston) for her essay Husbandry: A (Feminist) Reclamation of Masculine Responsibility for Care.Read More
Queens' College, University of Cambridge, invites submissions for the Estelle English Prize 2016-17, which will be awarded to the best essay submitted by a Year 12 (Lower Sixth Form) student. Please follow the links below for further details on the competition and information on how to apply.Read More
University Applications Our curated collection of consultancies represent the best of Oxbridge, US, and Medicine application support. The Dukes Essay Prize Our essay competition, based on the famous past All Souls, Oxford entrance exam, tests students' ingenuity and originality.Read More
Grants, Awards, Prizes and Scholarships The. More broadly, the University of Cambridge as a whole offers students generous bursaries to ensure that they can meet the costs of their education,. the Mansergh Prize in History as well as the Douglas Adams Prize for Humourous Writing.Read More