Feb 27, 2019

John Locke Institute Essay Competition UK

  • Crimson Education
  • United Kingdom
Competition

Description

The candidate who submits the best essay overall will be awarded an honorary John Locke Institute Junior Fellowship, worth £500.

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. Our Essay Competition invites students to explore a wide range of challenging and interesting questions beyond the confines of the school curriculum.

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. The judges will choose their favourite essay from each subject category and an overall 'best essay' across seven subjects: Philosophy, Politics, Economics, History, Psychology, Theology and Law. 

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range

U18

Application Deadline

Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, 15 July 2020 at midnight.