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ENDING: The Queen’s Essay Contest (Commonwealth) (Youth)
May 1, 2017
The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Contest is for essays by children aged 18 and under on the topics given. Entrants must reside within a Commonwealth country or territory, or the Gambia, the Maldives, and Zimbabwe. Max word count is 1500 for entrants aged 14-18,and 750 for entrants younger than 14. Prizes are not stated explicitly but “have included certificates, resources for winner’s school, visits to Cambridge University, a trip to London and a week of activities, work experience at international organisations, and having your entry featured in worldwide media.” The theme of the contest is “A Commonwealth For Peace.” Related topics are available on the host site.