Essay Prizes and Competitions; Robson History Prize; 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. The aims of the Robson Prize are twofold: firstly, to encourage ambitious and talented Year 12 or Lower.
For many years, Peterhouse has been proud to organise the Vellacott History essay competition and the Kelvin Science essay competition was set up in 1999 to try to duplicate its success. In 2008 we instituted the Thomas Campion English essay competition, kindly funded by the Friends of Peterhouse. All three prizes have the following aims: to give students in Year 12 or Lower Sixth who are.
The Newnham History Essay Prize may be of particular interest to those studying History, Politics, English Literature, Philosophy or Sociology, but we welcome entries from interested students studying any combination of subjects. Find out about studying History at Cambridge University Meet historian of science Dr Emma Perkins.Essay Prizes and Competitions; Essay Prizes and Competitions. The following pages contain information about our Essay Prizes run for Lower and Upper 6th Students internationally, including how to apply. Gould Prize for Essays in English Literature; Linguistics Essay Prize; Philosophy Essay Prize; R.A. Butler Politics Prize; Robert Walker Prize for Essays in Law; Robson History Prize; About.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.
To enter this essay writing competition, students should submit an essay of 2,000 to 4,000 words by the closing date of 31st May 2010. The topic can be chosen from any of the questions set for this year. Have a look at this list of Cambridge essays to see which question captures your imagination. You also need to be considering university study in order to enter the contest. The winners are.Read More
Girton College Humanities Writing Competition. 2019-2020. Girton’s Humanities Writing Competition is for students in Year 12 (or equivalent) who have an interest in the Humanities. Students will submit an essay based on one or more objects selected from the College’s small antiquities museum, the Lawrence Room. This competition is an opportunity for research and writing beyond the.Read More
Our essay competition, open to Year 12 students from UK schools, aims to recognise the achievements of gifted young critics from a diverse range of academic backgrounds and with a wide range of interests, and to encourage talented students with an interest in any of the subjects studied on the Cambridge English course to explore these interests further.Read More
The Marshall Society, the economics society of the University of Cambridge, is excited to launch its 2020 essay competition. This is an opportunity for all students currently working towards A-levels, the IB or equivalent qualifications to demonstrate their ability to write a convincing and well-structured essay.Read More
Fitzwilliam College Cambridge Annual Essay Competition (different subject each year) Royal Commonwealth essay competition (under 18) Connell Guides Essay Prize (open to all sixth formers) Humanities. Classics and Ancient History essay competition (run by St John’s College Oxford). Open to year 12 students. Young Geographer of the Year (Royal Geographical society) 16-18 years; St Hilda’s.Read More
The R.A. Butler Prize for essays in Politics and International Studies is a competition that can be entered by students in Year 12 or the Lower 6th. Candidates are invited to submit an essay on a topic to be chosen from a list of general questions announced in March each year, and to be submitted in August. The Prize is jointly organised by Trinity College Cambridge and Cambridge University.Read More
Write an essay of up to 2,000 words (including footnotes and appendices) addressing a question of your choice. Include a bibliography and ensure all sources are referenced. Essays must be submitted as a PDF via the online form. Please ensure that the pages in your essay are numbered and that your name and school appears clearly on the first page. Please also name the pdf file in the following.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
Newnham College’s annual essay prize competitions are designed to encourage ambitious female sixth-form students to explore university-level subjects and themes and to develop their independent research and writing skills. A record-breaking number of entries were received from a wide range of schools across ten different categories: Biological Sciences, Computer Science, Engineering, History.Read More
History of Art at Cambridge gives you the opportunity of both broad and specific study. In the first year I studied one painting in significant detail by completing a short dissertation, while the Making and Meaning courses provided a firm background in 2000 years of art history. Spending each week on a new topic or time period, I have been surprised to develop interests in areas I had never.Read More