Mar 11, 2019

The University of Lancaster: Modern Languages Essay Prize

  • Crimson Education
  • United Kingdom
Multiple Competition


Schools are invited to hold an essay competition for their Modern Languages A-level students and to submit one essay for consideration for the Essay Prize. The topic for differs every year and can be interpreted by the student as they will.

Essays should be written in French, German or Spanish, should be no longer than 500 words, and should include a bibliography (not included in the word count). 

A prize of a £100 book voucher will be awarded to the best essay, judged by a panel of academics from the Department of Languages and Cultures. There are also two runners up prizes of £25 book vouchers. 

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range


Application Process Includes

The deadline has previously been in December for this prize.


The student’s name and school should be clearly indicated at the top of the essay.

For further information, please download the poster in the link below or email