The ten best essays will receive a prize of £150 plus an all-expenses paid summer school at the University of St Andrews in the summer that year. Furthermore, one exceptionally able student will be awarded a full fee scholarship to study theology and/or biblical studies at the University of St Andrews as well as a £2000 towards their living expenses (subject to passing the normal entrance requirements for the programme).
Those interested can choose from 6 different essay prompts which address some of the “big questions” of the Christian faith. Essays should be 1,500 words in length. An application must be submitted alongside the essay.