All entrants receive a Certificate of Participation and one Winner and Runner-up from the Senior and Junior categories will win a trip to London for a week of educational and cultural events.
For more information about the competition, please see Terms and Conditions and Frequently Asked Questions.
, this year’s topics called upon young people to consider how they can work to use cultural, technological and environmental connections for positive change across the Commonwealth.
It asked young people to consider the potential of the Commonwealth in strengthening the vast and varied links between citizens.
A strong emphasis on visual analysis is encouraged.
To be eligible to participate in the competition, authors must be non-U. citizens who have achieved doctoral candidacy or completed a doctoral degree (or the equivalent).
The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2019 is now closed for entries, with our team of pan-Commonwealth judges working hard to read and assess every single entry. Results will be announced in September 2019, and certificates available from then.
The event was the first launch outside of the UK in many years, in the presence of Dr Greg Munro, RCS Chief Executive; Dr.
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