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.
Previous winning essays can be found here and you can see the Law Reform Essay Competition video here.
We received a lot of your essays on the last day, so it took us a little bit longer to review all of them carefully.
Submissions will be accepted until Midnight on the 30th of December 2018.
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE ENTRY FORM – or by clicking/tapping on the image below.1.Run by the RCS since 1883, this international schools’ writing contest is a highly regarded and popular international education project.In 2015, the contest was renamed ‘The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition’, in honour of HM Queen Elizabeth II’s role as both Head of the Commonwealth and Patron of The Royal Commonwealth Society.Hint: we have cool prizes for the best participants. But keep in mind that you can’t get more than one prize on this contest. Send your essay as an attachment in an email message. Please use “Essay for Brill Contest” as the subject line!In the body of the message, please include your name, surname, country, age, and occupation. We’ll announce the winners on July 25, 2019 on our blog.The Competition is an opportunity for all young Commonwealth citizens and residents, regardless of region, education or background, to share ideas, celebrate their story and have their voice heard - all whilst developing key skills.For 2019, we want to hear from more young people across the Commonwealth, all stories and voices are important.We must admit that almost all the essays were great, and it was really hard to choose only 3 of you.But we can’t break the rules, so welcome our 3 best essay writers: Most people can’t write, but you have this talent and it’s time to share it with the world.We invite you to accept a challenge: an essay writing contest! The age and place of living don’t matter.*The admission fee is FREE of charge.Pick one of our 5 topics, read the terms and conditions, and show us what you’ve got! You can send multiple entries, as long as they are on different topics.