Essay Competition

2020 Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition

The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition is the world’s oldest schools’ international writing competition, established in 1883. With thousands of young people taking part every year, it is an important way for young voices to be developed and heard.

To participate in the 2020 Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition, visit the RCS website for more information and to review the Terms and Conditions.

Please note that United States students must submit their entries through the United States Branch of RCS rather than through the online system. Entries are due by June 15, 2020, and must be emailed to Entries must be submitted in PDF (.pdf) only.