For many years, Peterhouse has been proud to organise the Vellacott History essay competition and the Kelvin Science essay competition was set up in 1999 to try to duplicate its success. In 2008 we instituted the Thomas Campion English essay competition, kindly funded by the Friends of Peterhouse. All three prizes have the following aims.
The Robson History Prize is an annual competition for Year 12 or Lower 6th students. The Prize was established in 2007 in memory of the historian Robert Robson, who was for many years a Fellow and Tutor at Trinity. The aims of the Robson Prize are twofold: firstly, to encourage ambitious and talented Year 12 or Lower Sixth students considering.
Essay Prize 2020. The Robinson College Essay Prize is open to all students currently in Year 12 (Lower Sixth, or equivalent) at a UK School. It is designed to give students the opportunity to develop and showcase their independent study and writing skills.
The Philippa Fawcett Mathematics Essay Prize. Philippa Fawcett Mathematics Information And Questions 2020. The Philippa Fawcett Mathematics Essay Prize is a new addition to our annual essay prizes. It is named after the former Newnham student who in 1890 was the first woman to obtain the highest mark of all candidates for the Cambridge.
Several Cambridge colleges run essay competitions related to Classics, for students in year 12. Whether you are planning to apply to Cambridge or not, we encourage you to get involved. Follow the links for further information: Corpus Classics Essay Competition; Fitzwilliam Ancient World Essay Competition; Girton Humanities Writing Competition.
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Essay competitions are an important means by which you can expand your knowledge and hone your learning. If you are applying for a particular subject at university, undertaking an essay competition is a good way to deepen your understanding of a field. If you are applying to Oxbridge, essay competitions are essential. The majority of essay.
If you love history, why not get involved with one of our competitions? We run a number of competitions and awards for students, from our Great Debate aimed at those age 15 and over to our Write your own historical fiction awards for pupils age 9 and up and a number of different competitions under the umbrella of the Young Historian Scheme.
Academic competitions for schools and colleges Several colleges and departments of the University of Oxford run competitions which are open to students from schools and colleges. Preparing an entry for one of these competitions is a valuable experience for academically motivated students, so please do encourage your students to enter.
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Dukes Education Essay Prize. The Dukes Essay Prize 2020 is now open for submissions. The deadline for submissions is 4pm, 1st June 2020. Our Essay Prize is a nationwide scheme that encourages academic exploration, creativity, and lateral thinking in students in Yrs 11-12.
History has always been a major part of the intellectual life of Magdalene College. Although the College is one of the smaller Colleges, there are a number of Fellows teaching in History or related disciplines, and their research interests reflect many of the areas of historical studies in Cambridge.
I would strongly recommend you look at essay competitions in related fields. An essay competition from one subject could definitely be worthwhile for someone wanting to study another subject. For example, many history competitions ask questions relevant to politics and other social sciences. The categories below are mostly guidelines, so do.
Prize competitions throughout the year include the prestigious Master’s Prize, the Emmanuel Miller Prize in the Philosophy of Science, the Constable Essay Prize on a topic within the Physical Sciences, the Mansergh Prize in History as well as the Douglas Adams Prize for Humourous Writing.
The Independent Social Research Foundation and the Cambridge Journal of Economics awarded the 2015 ISRF Essay Prize in Economics to Professor Julie A. Nelson (University of Massachusetts, Boston) for her essay Husbandry: A (Feminist) Reclamation of Masculine Responsibility for Care.
The exceptional academic talent of Year 12 female students was celebrated by Newnham College at a prestigious ceremony in Cambridge for essay prize-winners. Newnham College’s annual essay prize competitions are designed to encourage ambitious female sixth-form students to explore university-level subjects and themes and to develop their.
We are pleased to announce that the 2016-17 Essay Competitions are now open to all UK students in Year 12 (Lower Sixth) or equivalent. A maximum of two entries per school or college is invited in each of our competitions, which focus this year on History, English and Economics. All entries must be accompanied by an Essay Cover Sheet. The.
The competition is open to all students currently studying in Year 12 (or equivalent) anywhere in the UK, and is designed to give students of any subject the opportunity to write an essay on the classical world, whether or not they have studied the ancient world before. Topics include ancient history, archaeology, ancient literature and.
Essay Competition Successes Congratulations to two Bancroftians who have both been placed second in leading essay prizes. Ben Norris obtained second place in the Kelvin Science essay competition with a discussion entitled “There is no such thing as electron deficient compounds, only theory deficient Chemists.” He attended the prize giving at Peterhouse College, Cambridge on 24 July.